[LEAPSECS] civil-solar correlation with TI

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sun Dec 28 03:06:12 EST 2008

In message <20081227.192406.1683994734.imp at bsdimp.com>, "M. Warner Losh" writes


>In message: <20081227134333.GM2263 at fysh.org>

> Zefram <zefram at fysh.org> writes:

>: > Historians looking backward

>: >want to relate events worldwide and arrange them into coherent

>: >timelines.


>: Yes, they'll want the Olson database.


>How is the Olson database fundamentally different than the historical

>data that a future historian would have based on the measurements of

>the delta between what we call today TAI and UT1 times? It is just

>more data for them to swizzle into their calculations?

In addition to the Olsen database, the book "Calendrical Calculations"
is probably required.

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