[LEAPSECS] Cheating means more planning, not less
seaman at noao.edu
Sun Dec 28 20:44:12 EST 2008
M. Warner Losh wrote:
> Michael Sokolov writes
> : M. Warner Losh <imp at bsdimp.com> wrote:
> : > I know that nobody is proposing rubber seconds today.
> : Wrong! I am!
> I don't think that's a viable thing to do. It would play havoc with
> anything except the most low-precision timing applications. And if
> you don't solve the problem for high-precision timing applications,
> I'm not sure that it is a viable solution.
I figured I'd grab a chance to agree wholeheartedly with Warner :-)
Just one comment. The requirements for "timing applications" (of
whatever precision) are distinct from the requirements for civil clock
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