[LEAPSECS] happy anniversary pips
brooks at edlmax.com
Sat Feb 8 19:11:34 EST 2014
On 2014-02-07 04:12 AM, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> In message <20140206151947.GA25053 at ucolick.org>, Steve Allen writes:
>> Taken at face value Google's Site Reliability Team would seem to be
>> arguing for the return to the bad old days of the rubber second.
> Yeah, they're totally opposed to having equal-length seconds, and they
> really showing the world with this demonstration, aren't they ?
> I have heard a fair bit in private communications about why and how
> google did implement the leap-smear, and let me assure you that
> they have a special place in Googles hell reserved for those who
> prevented leapseconds from having a quick and swift death back when
> that was first proposed.
I probably missed discussion of this survey a couple years ago.
I note two individuals at Google replied. One answered " I am not
satisfied and prefer UTC redefined without leap of second", and one "I
am satisfied with the current definition of UTC which includes leap second".
Maybe there's not really a consensus within Google either?
INTERNATIONAL EARTH ROTATION AND REFERENCE SYSTEMS SERVICE (IERS)
EARTH ORIENTATION CENTER
ANSWERS OF THE QUESTIONNARY CONCERNING A POSSIBLE REDEFINITION OF UTC
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