[LEAPSECS] UTC Redefinition Advanced

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Fri Oct 22 14:08:16 EDT 2010

In message <29673354-328C-48F0-98E1-99E9062E153B at noao.edu>, Rob Seaman writes:

>It will, for instance, cost astronomers many

>millions of dollars simply to restore current functionality to thousands

>of interoperating systems. I guess that is not technical enough.

A) Doesn't sound technical to me (Economy possibly ?)

B) "Many millions of dollars" ? (Handwaving ?)

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