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phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Mon Dec 22 11:07:17 EST 2008
In message <20081222160145.GB7103 at ucolick.org>, Steve Allen writes:
>If getting leaps out of the broadcast time scale is the principal and
>urgent *technical* goal [...]
No, the principal goal is make sure all UTC days have exactly 86400
seconds, playing games with the names of timescales will not help.
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