[time-nuts] Re: UTC - A Cautionary Tale
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Thu Jul 14 08:27:39 EDT 2005
In message <40C324CB-9AC6-45BB-80E2-8DBDEE322E2E at noao.edu>, Rob Seaman writes:
>I find it surreal that it is the precision timing community who are
>arguing that the public have no need for access to precision time.
Normal people need (precision) time.
Astronomers need Earth rotational orientation.
I find it surreal that astronomers cannot tell the difference
between precision time and the Earth rotational orientation.
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