[LEAPSECS] The Debate over UTC and Leap Seconds

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Tue Aug 10 17:35:42 EDT 2010

In message <20100810205658.GA5198 at cox.net>, Greg Hennessy writes:

>> I just did answer the question seriously.


>I can't tell if your solution meets my needs when you answer my

>question with "it depends".

I get the distinct impression that it is not "can't" but "won't" ?

Unless you can put a firm window on the unmodelled excursions in
DUT, you can only set a very conservative bound on DUT over any
given prediction horizon.

If my proposal is adopted, you will have to live with that, or
improve the geophysical models verity.


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