[LEAPSECS] Straw men

Warner Losh imp at bsdimp.com
Mon Jan 9 13:34:13 EST 2012

On Jan 9, 2012, at 11:17 AM, Rob Seaman wrote:

> Warner Losh wrote:


>> Actually it is a fair engineering question: Why pay the cost of leap seconds when we can keep civil time aligned to the sun with time zones once every N generations.


> First off - what is that cost? There is an absence of costing efforts for either leap seconds as they are, or redefined UTC as is proposed.


> Also, an "engineering question" is not the same as a "question uttered somewhere in the vicinity of an engineer".

You keep saying that Rob, but you keep not making sense.

You keep trying to cook the process so that it only winds up with your solution.

That's not engineering.

And this question is highly insulting. Knock that off.


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