[LEAPSECS] Lets get REAL about time.

Michael Sokolov msokolov at ivan.Harhan.ORG
Tue Jan 24 23:15:07 EST 2012

Tom Van Baak <tvb at LeapSecond.com> wrote:

> Except it doesn't work for binary systems. 32.768 Hz watches

> would prefer steps of 1/1024 s. UTS was a fine idea until it

> was so overly specified. Since you are already dealing with

> timekeepers that do not care so much about sub-second

> accuracy a smoothed leap second proposal should allow

> flexibility.

I vigorously advocate only the general idea of rubberization. The
exact mode of rubberization is up to each individual implementor in

Alice and Bob may choose two different rubberization schemes, but the
magnitude of the difference between their clock readings can't exceed
1 s at any point.


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