IERS ponders reverse leapsecond...
John R. Levine
johnl at iecc.com
Wed Aug 10 19:32:49 UTC 2022
On Wed, 10 Aug 2022, Billy Croan wrote:
> I think a much better answer to the nuisance of leap seconds (their
> uncertainty), instead of dropping them all together, MIGHT be let them
> build up for a century and deal with it every hundred years or every
> thousand. Maybe every decade?
Sheesh. In practice that is what it means to stop doing leap seconds. At
some point the drift might be enough that people care enough to do a leap
minute or leap hour, but by then it definitely won't be our problem.
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