[LEAPSECS] nails in the coffin of mean solar time
greg.hennessy at cox.net
Fri Jun 15 12:38:10 EDT 2007
> As I have said before: if astronomers played their hand wisely,
> they'd say "We can live without leapseconds if you give us $N to
> handle the transition", they might be able to get some nice
> upgrades to instrumentation out of this.
Doesn't that work in the other direction as well? Can't computer folk
say "we can live with leapseconds if you give us $N to handle it?" You
might get some nice upgrades to hardware out of this. . .
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