[LEAPSECS] CEPT ECC viewpoint on leap seconds

mike at lumieresimaginaire.com mike at lumieresimaginaire.com
Wed Jan 28 05:23:13 EST 2015


Le 28.01.2015 11:09, Poul-Henning Kamp a écrit : 

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> In message <54C8B26D.6050904 at edlmax.com>, Brooks Harris writes:
>> It says - "Until now the solution has been to introduce a 'leap second', in other words to stop 'official/scientific' time (Co-ordinated Universal Time, 'UTC'), for one second every so often."
>> Hold the phone. "to stop 'official/scientific' time"?!? How worrisome is it that the chair of the committee considering the Leap Second question could make a statement like that?
> Hold the yelling: What are the chances that we can ever implement
> leap-seconds in a responsible fashion, if even a such persons do
> not grasp what it is ?

 Not so much a misunderstanding 
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