[LEAPSECS] a modest proposal

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sun Feb 10 16:15:01 EST 2008

In message <20080210.111044.-545557232.imp at bsdimp.com>, "M. Warner Losh" writes


>In message: <000001c86c0a$dd3f11f0$97bd35d0$@com>

> "christopher hoover" <ch at murgatroid.com> writes:

>: Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:

>: > So yes, you have outlined a possible technical fix, but that is not

>: > the problem that is hard to solve, the one you need to solve first

>: > is "who is going to pay, and how do we make them ?"


>: One way would to get the spec written into a major US gov't procurement bid

>: as a requirement.


>You mean like ISO/OSI networking?

Now now! We're in polite company where we don't use that kind of TLA's.

Besides, OSI was augmented, so that TCP/IP is now OSI protocols, so
OSI is a fantastic success: everybody uses it.

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