[ntp:hackers] smearing the leap second

Mike S mikes at flatsurface.com
Fri Jul 10 18:50:11 UTC 2015

On 7/10/2015 1:31 PM, Warner Losh wrote:

> That’s a false analogy. UTC is an artificial construct designed for the convenience of humans, while pi is fundamental.

A timescale tied directly to a physical reality is artificial? 
"Artificial" doesn't mean what you think it means.

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