I submit the following images from the proceedings of the plenary assembly of the CCIR in New Delhi in 1970. First is the report of the working groups who decided to abandon UT2 and switch to leap seconds, including a summary of the original draft form of CCIR Rec 460.
http://www.ucolick.org/~sla/leapsecs/CCIR1970v7p182.png The notes from the 13th session on 1970-02-03 indicate that the recommendation was approved with deletion of the words "or integral multiples thereof" so that the initial form of the recommendation as adopted was http://www.ucolick.org/~sla/leapsecs/CCIR1970v3p227R460.png Wherein point 4 indicates that they had not yet figured out exactly how the scheme was going to work. Point 6 requested that the document be transmitted to, among other places, the IAU, and the CCIR failed to perform that action. -- Steve Allen <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> WGS-84 (GPS) UCO/Lick Observatory Natural Sciences II, Room 165 Lat +36.99855 University of California Voice: +1 831 459 3046 Lng -122.06015 Santa Cruz, CA 95064 http://www.ucolick.org/~sla/ Hgt +250 m _______________________________________________ LEAPSECS mailing list LEAPSECS@leapsecond.com http://six.pairlist.net/mailman/listinfo/leapsecs