[LEAPSECS] BBC article

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Tue Nov 15 04:10:57 EST 2011

In message <4EC1DFCC.8030002 at douglasfcalvert.net>, Doug Calvert writes:

>On 11/04/2011 02:10 PM, Steve Allen wrote:

>Why is redefinition of UTC / end of leap seconds not just another

>routine change?

Because a lot of people have a very superficial understanding of the
issues and therefore belive a small minority of astronomers who claim
taking timekeeping away from astronomers will be the end of civilization
as we know it ?

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