[LEAPSECS] How good could civil timekeeping be?

Rob Seaman seaman at noao.edu
Thu Feb 14 11:59:10 EST 2008

Just trying to get caught up before my team meeting in 5 minutes, so
the intervening topics come down to:

> Given that I can be persuaded to retain leap seconds, if I see a

> sensible proposal, I find it surprising that you consider me on the

> enemy side, rather than a potential allied.

I'm bemused how replying to your messages leads to an inference that I
regard you as the former, not the latter.

As you can be persuaded to retain leap seconds, I can be persuaded to
dispense with them as long as UTC remains a flavor of universal time,
that is, of mean solar time.

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