Ashley Yakeley scripsit: > Rubber seconds are appropriate because we have rubber days. People > who need absolute time have their own timescale based on some > absolute unit (the SI "second"), but to everyone else, the second is > a fraction of the day.
Well, okay. Does the rubberiness go down all the way? Is a civil nanosecond one-billionth of a civil second, then? If so, how do we build clocks that measure these intervals? -- One art / There is John Cowan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> No less / No more http://www.ccil.org/~cowan All things / To do With sparks / Galore -- Douglas Hofstadter