[LEAPSECS] Degrees of Accommodating Time Based on Earth Rotation

Warner Losh imp at bsdimp.com
Tue Nov 2 16:33:45 EDT 2010

On 11/02/2010 12:44, Tony Finch wrote:

> Leap days are also an instructive example, since it took about 300 years

> for Europe to deploy a revision to the previous standard which had been in

> place for about 1600 years...

One not completely adopted either: to compute many religious holidays,
many eastern branches of Christianity still use the old standard for,
ironically enough, "religious" reasons :)


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