[LEAPSECS] Schedule for success
M. Warner Losh
imp at bsdimp.com
Tue Dec 30 19:57:27 EST 2008
In message: <495A7453.29508.11EE2652 at dan.tobias.name>
"Daniel R. Tobias" <dan at tobias.name> writes:
: On 31 Dec 2008 at 0:12, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
: > Page XVII, the glossary has an entry
: > GMT Greenwich Mean Time
: > But it has no entry for UTC, UT1 any other UT (or leap seconds).
: So the solution is to cause the civil-time standard to have no
: resemblance to actual GMT, so that when the ignorant masses continue
: to mistakenly call it GMT they'll be even more wrong than they now
I think you may have missed a subtle aspect of phk's point.
If rocket-scientists can't get the relatively simple nomenclature of
this topic right, what hope is there for the average engineer?
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