Re: Torino meeting and implications of international time UT1

2003-06-06 Thread Rob Seaman
William Klepczynski: In safety-critical navigation systems, leap seconds will over time cause catastrophic system failures that will cost many lives. This long-term risk should justify even considerable one-off expenses to fix permanently the problem of a commonly used non-uniform precision

Re: pedagogically barren?

2003-06-06 Thread Peter Bunclark
I'd be interested to hear how one measures the leading edge of the human life to death transition pulse with a precision that makes the UT1 vs. UTC question even relevant. A husband has a will leaving everything to his wife, or if she dies first, to their children. The wife has a will

Re: timestamps on death certificates

2003-06-06 Thread Brian Garrett
- Original Message - From: Kevin J. Rowett [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, June 06, 2003 8:57 AM Subject: Re: [LEAPSECS] timestamps on death certificates Many wills and living trusts these days are written to provide for concurrent death events of both spouses,