[LEAPSECS] what happened in Geneva

Warner Losh imp at bsdimp.com
Tue Mar 6 03:56:15 EST 2012

On Mar 6, 2012, at 12:41 AM, mike cook wrote:

> Le 06/03/2012 03:42, Steve Allen a écrit :



>> Note with great amusement that radio regulation 2.5 defines the

>> concept of UTC date using terminology directly derived from the

>> rotation of the earth. (What other option is there?)

> Thanks for the references Steve. I that note with some dismay, but no surprise, that recommendation COM/60 includes in the invitation to WRC15 "whether by the modification of UTC " which could lead to another stalemate, but with delight that no reference to UTC was included in that to ITUR, leaving the possibility of de-connecting a future continuous time scale.


> Is anyone taking bets on the resolution of the conflict in 2015?

I'll put a fiver on "refer for further study" but without the sound and fury of this go round.


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