[tz] Leap seconds in the news

Tony Finch dot at dotat.at
Tue May 19 23:35:28 UTC 2015

Paul Eggert <eggert at cs.ucla.edu> wrote:
> A higher-tech approach to deal with leap seconds would be to launch yourself
> into space at sufficient velocity so that when you return, relativistic time
> dilation would cause your POSIX clock to match an earthbound UTC clock.

If we have that kind of energy budget, maybe we could adjust the earth's
rotation rate to match our clocks. http://www.leapsecond.com/museum/earth/

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