[LEAPSECS] Schedule for success

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Tue Dec 30 15:25:36 EST 2008

In message <CA98D228-C36E-4E2A-838E-76F83C1435D3 at noao.edu>, Rob Seaman writes:

>Nobody other than geeks has a problem with leap seconds. Geeks are

>competent to deal with what residual problems there may be. Therefore

>leap seconds must die.

We in the "realitybased community" know this to be not true.

>Rather than getting tangled into logical pretzels, why don't we simply

>seek a better solution than the ITU's slipshod proposal?

Because ITU's proposal is fine for our needs, only too bad the implementation
will be delayed a decade relative to the initial proposal.

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