[LEAPSECS] Conversational caffeine

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Fri Jan 28 17:41:38 EST 2011

In message <4E42655D-5E59-4A8F-8051-3138C987C0FA at noao.edu>, Rob Seaman writes:

>Leap seconds are a means to an end. Start at the end and work backwards.

And by "start at the end", we of course, using proper system engineering
practices[1], start by determining if "the end" is a good idea in the first


[1] The definitive optimization of any task, is realizing that it doesn't
need to be carried out.

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