[LEAPSECS] Focus in the debate, alternative proposal

Ian Batten igb at batten.eu.org
Sat Jan 8 13:42:25 EST 2011


> Put another way, if I'm a trader in China trading in New York, I can't be a second ahead or behind of them. Great effort is made to being within microseconds of the time.

It's 11000km from Beijing to New York. That's 36 light-milliseconds. Could you explain the meaning of events happening to microsecond resolution between locations 36 light-milliseconds apart?


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