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

Rob van der Putten rob at sput.nl
Wed Jun 6 10:55:22 UTC 2007

Hi there

David L. Mills wrote:

> I once asked a person knowledgeable with power generation economics who 
> pays for the electricity during a leap second? He said "you do". Proof 
> is left as an exercise for the student.

They measure energy consumption during a particular period of time 
regardless of the length of that period.

Nothing is more surreal then reality

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