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            Ashley Yakeley <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
: Software should serve human needs, not the other
: way around. Anyone needing fixed seconds should use TAI.

I think this idea would be harder to implement than the current
leapseconds.

There are many systems that need to display UTC externally, but need
to operate on a tai-like timescale internally.  Having there being a
sliding delta between them would be a nightmare.

Warner

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