[LEAPSECS] What's the point?

Rob Seaman seaman at noao.edu
Fri Feb 11 14:00:26 EST 2011

On Feb 11, 2011, at 8:42 AM, Tony Finch wrote:

> See for example

> http://six.pairlist.net/pipermail/leapsecs/2011-January/002124.html

> where Rob Seaman wrote "Civil timekeeping is cumulative. Tiny mistakes

> posing the problem will result in large and growing permanent errors."

Great to see folks are reading my messages :-)

That message was about time-like variables. The "quadratic" thread is about their second derivatives. Differential equations make the world go round.


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