[LEAPSECS] 1.26 microseconds

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Mon Jun 13 16:55:33 EDT 2011

In message <8E941833-684B-420A-B99E-2610E2FB429E at noao.edu>, Rob Seaman writes:

>What will Janet Echelman's work "1.26" mean...


> http://www.echelman.com/denver.html


>...in a world where we're co-opted to pretend that each day is

>equal to a round and invariant 86,400 SI-seconds?

The same as it does now: it's about Earth Rotation, not about time.

Looks nice btw.

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