Re: Wikipedia article

2007-01-02 Thread Brian Garrett
- Original Message - From: Ed Davies [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: LEAPSECS@ROM.USNO.NAVY.MIL Sent: Tuesday, January 02, 2007 3:55 PM Subject: [LEAPSECS] Wikipedia article Thanks to those who confirmed the ITU text on when leap seconds can be applied. I've made two small edits to the

Re: what time is it, legally?

2006-12-14 Thread Brian Garrett
may write a book about _you_! :) Brian Garrett

Re: PT Barnum was right

2006-07-06 Thread Brian Garrett
; for him, the time will be whatever They(tm) say it is. If that's what is meant by broadcast civil time signals, then it's true: we're being served chronological junk food and most folks couldn't care less. Bon appetit! Brian Garrett

Re: Risks of change to UTC

2006-01-20 Thread Brian Garrett
of representing DUT1 values up to +/- 1.5 seconds with their current format. I would think other longwave stations do the same, but not knowing their particular BCD format I couldn't say what DUT1 values they are capable of representing. Brian Garrett

Leap seconds anti-democratic? (Humor)

2005-12-31 Thread Brian Garrett
While counting down to 23:59:60, you may enjoy comedian Steve Martin's take on 2005's final moment: http://tinyurl.com/9mv4y Happy New Year! Brian Garrett

Re: Leap Second Countdown Clock

2005-12-27 Thread Brian Garrett
. I have tried to contact the webmaster to inquire but (understandably) I have not gotten a response. 4 days, one hour and (tick, tick, tick, bep) 46 minutes to go. Brian Garrett Brian

Re: Schreiver AFB warns about leapsec

2005-12-21 Thread Brian Garrett
- Original Message - From: Tom Van Baak [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: LEAPSECS@ROM.USNO.NAVY.MIL Sent: Tuesday, December 20, 2005 5:09 PM Subject: Re: [LEAPSECS] Schreiver AFB warns about leapsec While you're at it let's change when leaps occur; not just at 23:59:59 ... I second this

Re: a system that fails spectacularly

2005-12-07 Thread Brian Garrett
to pull the rug off their code and expose the bugs they've swept underneath it. Brian Garrett

Re: BBC - Leap second talks are postponed

2005-11-21 Thread Brian Garrett
- Original Message - From: Rob Seaman [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: LEAPSECS@ROM.USNO.NAVY.MIL Sent: Monday, November 21, 2005 8:05 AM Subject: Re: [LEAPSECS] BBC - Leap second talks are postponed On Nov 21, 2005, at 1:53 AM, Clive D.W. Feather wrote: It is NOT CALLED daylight saving and it

Re: more media coverage

2003-07-22 Thread Brian Garrett
- Original Message - From: Steve Allen [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, July 22, 2003 9:35 AM Subject: [LEAPSECS] more media coverage CNN is broadcasting the video form of this story today http://www.cnn.com/2003/WORLD/europe/07/22/time.boulden/index.html I

Re: timestamps on death certificates

2003-06-06 Thread Brian Garrett
units, were at least on track with the rest of the world by making UTC the legal basis of civil time. Brian Garrett