[ntp:questions] Re: no more leap seconds?

Brian T. Brunner brian.t.brunner at gai-tronics.com
Wed Aug 10 13:27:12 UTC 2005


Let's stop the Yank-bashing: Preventable Death is due more to smoking, lawyers, and Vitamin Sweat deficiency, than to pernicious vote-mongering tactics having to do with leap-seconds.

Was any rationale given for abolishing leap-seconds?

Brian Brunner
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(610)796-5838

>>> Thomas A. Horsley <tom.horsley at att.net> 08/09/05 09:55PM >>>

And the same gummint that wants to eliminate leap seconds because of the
horrible potential for confusion and technological disaster has just voted
to screw up daylight savings time again, only this time there are millions
of copies of tens of thousands of products with built in ROMs that "just
know" when the US time change happens.

I suspect Americans are quite likely to die because ...

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