Re: [LEAPSECS] The real problem with leap seconds

From: Ed Davies <ls_at_EDAVIES.NILDRAM.CO.UK>
Date: Sun, 08 Jan 2006 12:21:49 +0000

Wow, things have got really stirred up around here. Lots of interesting
points but I'll just concentrate on one...

Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> Well, the BIPM doesn't really want anybody to use TAI, their director
> said as much last year, and I can see where he is coming from on that
> one.

Since the usual response of the pro-leap second lobby to people
who want a uniform timescale is "use TAI" this is significant.
Do you have any information or references on why the BIPM director
said this?

Received on Sun Jan 08 2006 - 04:22:38 PST

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