Re: [LEAPSECS] The real problem with leap seconds

From: Ed Davies <>
Date: Sat, 07 Jan 2006 14:29:11 +0000

Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> What a weird concept...
> Why not go the full distance and define a timescale for each
> particular kind of time-piece:
> and give each of them their own unique way of coping with leapseconds ?

Ignoring the ridiculous parody - no, it's not a weird concept.
Different timescales are useful for different purposes. Get
used to it.

The question is, where in the range of possible timescales is
it most useful to put civil time.

Received on Sat Jan 07 2006 - 06:49:45 PST

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