[LEAPSECS] Coming of age in the solar system
seaman at noao.edu
Sun Sep 5 00:16:21 EDT 2010
I continue to be amazed that after more than ten years this conversation can still spark such enthusiasm :-)
On Sep 4, 2010, at 3:43 PM, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
These look interesting. It may be a few days before I have time to read them (traveling).
> It's mostly a paperwork problem: it's cheaper to pause production
> than perform the tests to prove that it works correctly. It would
> be even cheaper if the problem did not exist in the first place.
Too bad the issue is embedded in the real world, not the paper world :-)
> What I can disclose publically has been disclosed publically on
> this list previously. What has been relayed to me in confidence
> stays in confidence.
Perfectly understandable. Would suggest that confidentiality cuts both ways - if they can't divulge the details, they shouldn't be able to make blind claims about consequences. Remember, mum's the word, Mathesar.
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