[tz] leap smear redux

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis at SystematicSw.ab.ca
Wed Feb 12 16:01:39 UTC 2020

On 2020-02-10 16:01, Steve Summit wrote:
> [crossposted to three lists -- beware if replying]
> To: leapsecs at leapsecond.com, time-nuts at lists.febo.com, tz at iana.org

> For your amusement:
> 	https://xkcd.com/2266/
> (I think Randall Munroe is a closet time nut.)

He would be if those guys above [@febo.com] had not co-opted that term for those
dedicated to precision timekeeping in the sub-ns realms and/or precision
frequency references with stabilities better than 10^-12/ppt: the rest of us are
at best time fruits or time fans.

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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