[LEAPSECS] Cheating means more planning, not less

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sun Dec 28 11:33:01 EST 2008

In message <BF590D36-97C8-49FE-A6E3-1E4634C5B472 at noao.edu>, Rob Seaman writes:

>A global village implies global citizens. People have complex needs

>that place more stringent timekeeping requirements of all sorts now

>than 50 years ago.

Rob, you keep making these claims that a lot of 'needs' and 'requirements'
are being overlooked.

Why is it that you never offer a single concrete example ?

>The ITU proposal is simply a bad proposal. Improve the proposal.

>Seek consensus before voting on the next one.

I think it is a pretty good proposal and I hope nobody get killed
by leap seconds before it takes effect.


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