Re: [LEAPSECS] Introduction of long term scheduling

From: Zefram <zefram_at_FYSH.ORG>
Date: Tue, 2 Jan 2007 21:41:39 +0000

Warner Losh wrote:
> Right now DUT1 is
>+0.0s until further notice. From the last few B's, it looks like this
>is decreasing at about 300ms per year. This suggests that the next
>leap second will be end of 2008.

The way DUT1 is behaving at the moment, it looks like an ideal time for
IERS to experiment with scheduling further ahead. It should be easy
to commit today to having no leap second up to and including 2007-12,
as a first step. Well, we can hope.

Received on Tue Jan 02 2007 - 13:41:56 PST

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