Re: [LEAPSECS] Mechanism to provide tai-utc.dat locally

From: Daniel R. Tobias <>
Date: Wed, 27 Dec 2006 23:22:53 -0500

On 27 Dec 2006 at 20:57, John Cowan wrote:

> Very true. And adopting the Egyptian-Roman calendar redefined
> the concept of a "month". Somehow civilization survived.

Keeping months in sync with phases of the moon apparently turned out
to be insufficiently important to civilization to require it as a
feature of the calendar. I'm doubtful that keeping clocks in
approximate sync with the rising and setting of the sun is likely to
be judged equally unimportant, however.

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