[ntp:questions] Leap second to be introduced in June

Mike S mikes at flatsurface.com
Mon Jan 19 14:56:42 UTC 2015

On 1/19/2015 9:04 AM, Paul wrote:
> [And this is why I wonder why leap seconds are discussed here.]
> On Mon, Jan 19, 2015 at 7:15 AM, Mike S <mikes at flatsurface.com> wrote:
>> You clearly misunderstood TF.460
> You're using the wrong reference.

Huh? You plainly don't understand the relationships or how standards 
work. UTC is defined by the ITU, of which the BIPM is a member, among 
others. The ITU then makes the BIPM and IERS responsible for the 
practical realization of UTC.

You're citing a internal letter, from one BIPM group to another, asking 
them to bring something before the ITU. It's not normative, it's not 
informational, it's just correspondence.

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