[time-nuts] Leapsecond article in Wall Street Journal
Tom Van Baak
tvb at leapsecond.com
Fri Jul 29 16:51:30 EDT 2005
> The front page of today's Wall Street Journal has an article about the
> debate. The headline is "Why the US wants to End the Link Between Time
> and Sun."
> Unfortunately, I don't get the electronic edition so can't cut-and paste.
> From the article, it appears the USNO was the author of the proposal.
> IT's attributed to Dennis D. McCarthy, who was "the Navy's 'Director of
> The first part of the article is mainly about the anti-leapsecond
> arguments, but the latter part points out the opposition. There's a
> quote from Rob Seaman (among others).
I don't get the electronic edition either but see:
They twice mentioned 62 o'clock. The history and
technical details behind capturing that event are at:
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