[LEAPSECS] LEAPSECS Digest, Vol 45, Issue 1

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Thu Sep 2 15:29:18 EDT 2010

In message <CF5FDBC5-0165-4F5A-8C49-65A7FDDEE9D1 at noao.edu>, Rob Seaman writes:

>Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:


>> ITU-T has UTC written into the standards for cross-TelCo billing interfaces/protocols.


>So it's literally true:


> Money makes the world go round

Ohh, you bet. Don't remember that railroads was what got us timezones
in the first place, and to the right people they were fantastically

If you want to keep leapseconds, all you have to do is come up with
the business case. And vice versa.


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