[LEAPSECS] The ends we seek
dot at dotat.at
Fri Jan 20 11:19:24 EST 2012
Mark Calabretta <mcalabre at atnf.csiro.au> wrote:
> Leap seconds did for the clock what Julius Caesar did for the
> calendar - 2000 years ago.
Actually the reverse. Julius Caesar replaced an unpredictable calendar
with a predictable one. When civil time was based on UT1 it had
predictable labels, whereas UTC has an unpredictable labelling system.
f.anthony.n.finch <dot at dotat.at> http://dotat.at/
Fair Isle: Northwest 5 or 6, backing south 6 to gale 8, veering west 7 to
severe gale 9, perhaps storm 10 later. Very rough or high. Rain or squally
showers. Good, occasionally poor.
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