[ntp:questions] Re: Leap second talks are postponed

Frank junk.catcher.mail at gmail.com
Sun Nov 20 18:24:14 UTC 2005

:: The new proposal, originally tabled for discussion at the ITU
:: meeting in Geneva last Wednesday, proposes that the maximum
:: difference between UTC and solar time be increased to an hour.
This is ridiculous. Not because Henny Penny will cease to exist because of
skating clocks, but because scientific principles exist and should be

Allow time to slowly migrate until the Earth and the Sun disagree by one
hour? Preposterous!

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