[LEAPSECS] why not ITU-T?

Steve Allen sla at ucolick.org
Mon Sep 6 13:17:14 EDT 2010

On Mon 2010-09-06T17:11:11 +0000, Poul-Henning Kamp hath writ:

> So, Astronomers should Own Time, because they did it first, but

> ITU-T should take time over from ITU-R because they are more recent ?

Rather because the ITU-T process is not as dysfunctional as the ITU-R.

> Given that ITU-T is irrellevant and has been int since they did the

> OSI-protocols, I see no point...

Putting a bit more thought into it, the functional parts of the ITU-T
tend to be an alphanumeric label applied to an already-working
protocol. As such it is long the case that time decisively belongs to
Dave Mills and the NTP crew.

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