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Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Tue May 19 12:12:53 EDT 2015

In message <0E448A0C-F75A-43A0-9FB6-7D715EF92CD3 at bsdimp.com>, Warner Losh writes:

>Surely the existence of these 'smeared' timescales
>points to a fundamental flaw in the method we've chosen to keep atomic
>and solar time in sync?

Speaking of "flawed"...

Reported to me from the hall-way-track at the last WP7A meeting:

	"The main drive to ditch leap-seconds comes from the only
	country ever to flunk Metric-101"


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