[LEAPSECS] 29 leaps in 3 years

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sun May 1 03:23:34 EDT 2011

In message <20110501012314.GA29040 at ucolick.org>, Steve Allen writes:

>For a look at the bad old days, before coordination, see the plot of

>WWV w.r.t. UT2 in figure 1 of


>Yes, that's 29 leaps in a span of 3 years.

Yes, things were a lot easier in 1958: Only one satellite, less
than 100 computers world wide and Edward Teller promised us that
atomic bombs would dig another Panama Canal.

Could you elaborate any point you were trying to make, because I
can surely not discern it...

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