F-ckin Leap Seconds, how do they work?

Tony Finch dot at dotat.at
Tue Jul 3 23:08:25 UTC 2012

Keith Medcalf <kmedcalf at dessus.com> wrote:
> What you mean is that it is subject to periodicities and forces which
> you do not understand, and that within your limited perception, this
> ignorance is taken as "irregularity".  Just because the system
> encompasses rules and properties beyond your understanding and
> observation does not mean that it is magic.

You seem to have a strange interpretation of the word "irregular". All I
mean is that it does not rotate at a regular rate, i.e. smoothly. It is
not a regular oscillator.

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