[LEAPSECS] leap second festivities?

Rob Seaman seaman at noao.edu
Tue Jun 30 15:51:18 EDT 2015

Hi Richard,

> "Matsakis advocates the abolition of the leap second, pointing out that we already spend so much our time out of sync with the earth’s rotation.”

So what you’re saying is that Demetrios won’t so much be celebrating for himself?  ;-)

> “This is what happens in the summertime,” he says. “We do Daylight Savings.”

Well, northern summer and only a small fraction of the world does DST.

Is it too late to get an option E added of simply scheduling “summer" leap seconds on the last Sunday morning in June?


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