[tz] Question about leap seconds

Clive D.W. Feather clive at davros.org
Thu Sep 12 02:29:13 UTC 2013

David Patte ??? said:
> I believe in the astronomy world there is a motion in front of the IAU 
> to drop leap seconds altogether and let UTC drift apart from UT1

Actually, it's the astronomers who want to keep leap seconds; just about
everyone else wants rid of them.

But please can we reserve this debate to the leap seconds mailing list; I
really don't want to read it twice.

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