[LEAPSECS] How good could civil timekeeping be?

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Fri Feb 15 04:43:53 EST 2008

In message <0C6B2723-C3EE-47FF-AE01-B863DDC6AF33 at noao.edu>, Rob Seaman writes:

>A dearth of imagination as to how such dependencies could possibly

>exist is not a logical refutation.

A bloke named Gettys was pretty instrumental in the development of
the X11 windows software, and one of the principles of software
development he has put in words is applicable to much more than
software development:

3.The only thing worse than generalizing from one example
is generalizing from no examples at all.


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