[LEAPSECS] UTC Redefinition Advanced
Clive D.W. Feather
clive at davros.org
Tue Nov 2 10:06:08 EDT 2010
Jonathan E. Hardis said:
> Time zones with the width of an hour are generally
> acceptable, which indicates that the public might accept DUT1 as large
> as 1800, or so.
The reason I haven't been involved in this thread up to now is that I spent
the last week in a place where apparent solar time and official clock time
were about 7800 seconds apart. It was quite curious being near the tropics
and yet at 08:30 the sky was still dark.
Yet the residents seem to cope quite happily without their world coming to
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