Re: marketing the leap second

2006-02-03 Thread Clive D.W. Feather
Steve Allen said: Here's a nice news piece on the marketing of a leap second http://www.marketingsherpa.com/sample.cfm?contentID=3174 However: | Last December 31st, just before the clocks struck midnight in France, an | extra leap second was added to the year. Instead of going from 11:59:59pm

Re: Comparing Time Scales

2006-02-03 Thread James Maynard
Warner Losh wrote: From: James Maynard [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [LEAPSECS]Comparing Time Scales Date: Fri, 03 Feb 2006 15:37:40 -0800 Thanks, guys, for your feedback. Here's another iteration. The numbering of NTP seconds in the vicinity of a leap second seems to differ from one

Re: Comparing Time Scales

2006-02-03 Thread Daniel R. Tobias
On 3 Feb 2006 at 15:37, James Maynard wrote: Thanks, guys, for your feedback. Here's another iteration. It would seem that PTP is actually counting from 1970-01-01 00:00:00 in TAI rather than UTC; the subsequent values of that scale reflect the full TAI-UTC offset, not just the part of it that

Re: Comparing time scales

2006-02-03 Thread James Maynard
Here's another iteration on my paper. I corrected several of the dates in the table from my birthday (-12-23) to the end of the year (-12-31). (Was that one of those Freudian slips?) I also tried to close up the columns of the table a little, hoping to make room to add another column

Re: Comparing Time Scales

2006-02-03 Thread M. Warner Losh
In message: [EMAIL PROTECTED] James Maynard [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: : Thanks, guys, for your feedback. Here's another iteration. : : The numbering of NTP seconds in the vicinity of a leap second seems to : differ from one document to another. Here I follow the NTP (version 3) :

Re: Comparing Time Scales

2006-02-03 Thread James Maynard
M. Warner Losh wrote: In message: [EMAIL PROTECTED] James Maynard [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: : Thanks, guys, for your feedback. Here's another iteration. : : The numbering of NTP seconds in the vicinity of a leap second seems to : differ from one document to another. Here I follow

Re: Comparing Time Scales

2006-02-03 Thread M. Warner Losh
In message: [EMAIL PROTECTED] James Maynard [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: : M. Warner Losh wrote: : In message: [EMAIL PROTECTED] : James Maynard [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: : : Thanks, guys, for your feedback. Here's another iteration. : : : : The numbering of NTP seconds