Michael Sokolov scripsit: > The people who complain about leap seconds screwing up their interval > time computations are usually told to use TAI. They retort that they > need interval time *between civil timestamps*. To me that seems like > what they are really measuring as "interval time" is not physical > interval time, but how much time has elapsed *in civil society*.
I think this point is quite sound, but I don't quite see what its implications are (or why it makes rubber seconds better than other kinds of adjustments). -- John Cowan http://ccil.org/~cowan [EMAIL PROTECTED] We want more school houses and less jails; more books and less arsenals; more learning and less vice; more constant work and less crime; more leisure and less greed; more justice and less revenge; in fact, more of the opportunities to cultivate our better natures. --Samuel Gompers