In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, Tom Van Baak writes:

>If one uses the rough but often-quoted figure of
>"one leap second about every 500 days" then
>a leap hour would be required on the order of
>500 * 3600 / 365 = ~5000 years from now.

It's not a linear curve, it's quadratic.  I found some
slides from the torino meeting where this was laid out very
well but I didn't save the URL, sorry.

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