Re: [LEAPSECS] A lurker surfaces

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <>
Date: Tue, 02 Jan 2007 21:47:50 +0000

In message <>, Ashley Yakeley writes:
>M. Warner Losh wrote:
>> GPS is also used for UTC today. Many ntpd's are stratum 1 tied to a
>> GPS receiver.
>I imagine two parallel time infrastructures, one synchronised to TAI,
>the other to "rubber" mean universal time. Stratum 0 devices for the
>latter would probably have to use radio.

This proposal is so patently badly researched that you should
not talk more about it until you have _really_ thought about
the implications, technical, scientifically and legally.

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