[LEAPSECS] Conversational caffeine

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Fri Jan 28 18:48:24 EST 2011

In message <FE4F54AC-7E6B-4D3C-8A40-B2D67D69B4CF at noao.edu>, Rob Seaman writes:

>On Jan 28, 2011, at 4:17 PM, Warner Losh wrote:


>> Sometimes I think we should define a second that's 1e-11 or so shorter so that the problems of leap seconds disappear into the noise for a generation or three, but I doubt that would fare any better than any of the other suggestions made...


>It's been ignored since I suggested it in 2001:

You mean: We realized 30+ years ago that rubber-seconds are totally

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