Re: A lurker surfaces

From: M. Warner Losh <imp_at_BSDIMP.COM>
Date: Mon, 01 Jan 2007 08:35:16 -0700 (MST)

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            Ashley Yakeley <ashley_at_SEMANTIC.ORG> writes:
: Software should serve human needs, not the other
: way around. Anyone needing fixed seconds should use TAI.

I think this idea would be harder to implement than the current

There are many systems that need to display UTC externally, but need
to operate on a tai-like timescale internally. Having there being a
sliding delta between them would be a nightmare.

Received on Mon Jan 01 2007 - 07:37:16 PST

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