In message: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> 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