[ntp:questions] A Suggestion For Abolishing the Leap Second

Rod Dorman rodd at panix.com
Mon Jun 4 20:41:04 UTC 2007

In article <1180838013.281731.109690 at r19g2000prf.googlegroups.com>,
Quadibloc  <jsavard at ecn.ab.ca> wrote:
>   ...
>In a year that would otherwise have one leap second, instead of adding
>some 30-odd nanoseconds to every second... perhaps it would be better
>to simply add *one millisecond* to one second every eight hours for
>the first 333 1/3 days of the year.

Nah... just build a series of rocket engines around the equator and
speed up or slow down the earths rotation as needed :-)

					-- Rod --

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