[ntp:questions] Google and leap seconds

John Hasler jhasler at newsguy.com
Wed Sep 21 21:27:51 UTC 2011


Harlan Stenn writes:
> Being able to rely on a common timescale is a great way to save huge
> amounts of time and money.

Such as, for example, a stream of sequentially-numbered TAI seconds.

> Put another way, going to a situation where there are multiple
> timescales will cause areas of great friction and expense.

We're already there.
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John Hasler 
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