[LEAPSECS] What's the point?
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Wed Feb 9 15:08:17 EST 2011
In message <E97E8012-CC6F-4948-B291-A8286887390E at noao.edu>, Rob Seaman writes:
>Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>> What "authority" would that be, and what powers would it have ?
>Per SERVICE INTERNATIONAL DE LA ROTATION TERRESTRE ET DES SYSTEMES DE REFERENCE, we know that:
> "NO positive leap second will be introduced at the end of June 2011."
Please try to answer my question, rather than cite a document which at
best has the legal force of "friendly advice".
What would happen to a country, for examples sake, lets assume USA,
if it decided not follow Daniels recommendation ?
I'm sure the director of BIPM would *love* to try it out with respect
to the inches/meter detail...
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