[time-nuts] Galileo funding (bailout)

Rob Kimberley rk at timing-consultants.com
Sat Jun 9 03:50:21 EDT 2007

Right from the first announcement of a PPP (Public Private Partnership) to
fund this project, I queried the wisdom against a freely available GPS
system. I was ridiculed by quite a lot of people about my "negativity". 

We will wait and see....

Rob K 

-----Original Message-----
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Behalf Of Poul-Henning Kamp
Sent: 09 June 2007 07:16
To: Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement
Subject: Re: [time-nuts] Galileo funding (bailout)

In message <000801c7aa30$f3647e30$7b01a8c0 at Inspiron>, "Jason Rabel" writes:

>It's sad, but I foresee only the slow and painful death of the Galileo 

Some of us have seen that ever since the "users will happily pay 60% of the
budget" theory was first launched.

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