Re: WP7A press release

2005-11-18 Thread Poul-Henning Kamp
In message [EMAIL PROTECTED], Rob Seaman writes: The attached WP7A press release states that the working party has decided that more time is required to build consensus. It does not, however, suggest that any other proposals will be entertained. Neither does it in any way bar new proposals. I

Re: BBC - Leap second talks are postponed

2005-11-18 Thread Peter Bunclark
On Fri, 18 Nov 2005, Ed Davies wrote: On the other hand, I rather snigger at the reservation of the word universal to mean time based on the Earth's rotation. It's all rather parochial but it is the established terminology. Doesn't Universal hint at the join of the SI second and Solar Time?

Re: International Conference on Civil Timekeeping (was Re: [LEAPSECS] WP7A press release)

2005-11-18 Thread Poul-Henning Kamp
In message [EMAIL PROTECTED], Rob Seaman writes: On Nov 18, 2005, at 5:21 AM, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote: As with any consensus-building, the weight is on whoever would like to see such emerge. For instance, just by debating the issue, the ITU is asserting that they own the UTC standard. Is this

Re: BBC - Leap second talks are postponed

2005-11-18 Thread Poul-Henning Kamp
In message [EMAIL PROTECTED], Peter Bunclark writes: On Fri, 18 Nov 2005, Ed Davies wrote: On the other hand, I rather snigger at the reservation of the word universal to mean time based on the Earth's rotation. It's all rather parochial but it is the established terminology. Doesn't Universal