Re: [LEAPSECS] A lurker surfaces

From: Ashley Yakeley <ashley_at_SEMANTIC.ORG>
Date: Tue, 02 Jan 2007 16:40:23 -0800

Magnus Danielson wrote:
> The budget isn't there and the govrements already pay
> good money for the systems in place and is looking to get as much out of it as
> possible.

Yes, you're probably right, they're likely to prefer to patch up
something ultimately broken cheaply than fix it properly.

I think the best that can be hoped for in the short term is a
user-created infrastructure among those who care enough to bother. And
just agreeing what the lengths of the seconds should be, or even the
schedule for specifying them, is likely to be hard enough.

> Indeed. But it was not what you wrote.

Eh, GPS time is TAI. You just have to know about the odd encoding...

Ashley Yakeley
Received on Tue Jan 02 2007 - 16:40:38 PST

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