[LEAPSECS] Skepticism

Greg Hennessy greg.hennessy at cox.net
Thu Dec 30 23:21:25 EST 2010

>>> To repeat myself, the punch line is this: NO ONE is advocating a

>>> perpetual drift apart between atomic time and "universal" time

>>> (sundial time).


>> What do you base this on, since I think the ITU proposal is exactly that?


> The proposal is to end the system of leap seconds as established in 1972.

And when does the proposal state that atomic time and "universal" time is
synchromized again?

If it doesn't say when, then the proposal IS for a perpetual drift
apart between the two timescales.

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