[LEAPSECS] Letters Blogatory
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Wed Mar 11 14:29:32 EDT 2015
In message <5500731C.3080104 at edlmax.com>, Brooks Harris writes:
>Overall he seems to make a good philosophical argument why solar time is
>good for humans. But his conclusion seems confused.
We have a saying in danish "Skoma'r bliv ved din læst" which translates
to "Cobbler stay at your workbench".
The fact that he is a lawyer seems to have nothing, if anything to do
with his personal opinion on leap seconds.
In other words: Yeah, he's entitled to his opinion, just like everybody
else, but he doesn't have any special standing for his opinion, which as
others have pointed out, interfaces badly with reality.
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