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

Mike S mikes at flatsurface.com
Thu Jan 22 18:58:57 UTC 2015


On 1/22/2015 1:04 PM, William Unruh wrote:
> General relativity assures us that time exists and is measured by a
> metric...
> still 1 second different in the two scales. And for Jun 30
> 23:59:59.999999999 and Jul 1 00:00:00.000000001
> while TAI says that difference is .000000002 sec, UTC says it is
> 1.000000002 sec different.

But Jul 1 0:0:0(TAI) is not the same time as Jul 1 0:0:0(UTC), so you're 
subtracting an apple from an orange, and claiming you got a lemon. It's 
nonsensical.

> That for all purposes is a discontinuous function of the time as defined
> by General relativity.

You're in way over your head. And, you're wrong.



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