[LEAPSECS] A consolidated approach.
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Mon Dec 13 14:16:15 EST 2010
In message <20101213190904.GA1574 at ucolick.org>, Steve Allen writes:
>On Mon 2010-12-13T18:52:18 +0000, Poul-Henning Kamp hath writ:
>> Actually, I'm pretty sure time is entirely independent of which
>> way you orient the Earth.
>It is barely a decade during which the literature and nomenclature of
>the astronomical community has explicitly recognized that truth.
It is sort of ironic that the proud disciples of Copernicus have
such a hard time letting go of geo-centrism ?
And what happened to "boldly go" ?
Shouldn't we discuss what we want from our timescale in the future,
rather than which 30 year old computers we will need to replace ?
...Who held the papertape with the ALGOL reduction programs for the
PERTH70 catalog in his hands just a few days ago :-)
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