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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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