[LEAPSECS] The Battle of Flodden Field
dot at dotat.at
Fri Jan 7 13:00:34 EST 2011
On Fri, 7 Jan 2011, Rob Seaman wrote:
> It is a requirement - a description of the problem space - that manifold
> human activities are loosely or tightly coupled to the synodic day.
Which? UTC with leap seconds is tightly coupled to the day. Atomic time
adjusted with a locally-determined timezone offset is loosely coupled to
the day. Both satisfy the requirement. The second solution is simpler.
f.anthony.n.finch <dot at dotat.at> http://dotat.at/
HUMBER THAMES DOVER WIGHT PORTLAND: NORTH BACKING WEST OR NORTHWEST, 5 TO 7,
DECREASING 4 OR 5, OCCASIONALLY 6 LATER IN HUMBER AND THAMES. MODERATE OR
ROUGH. RAIN THEN FAIR. GOOD.
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