[time-nuts] How many seconds in a year?
msokolov at ivan.Harhan.ORG
Wed Oct 15 17:23:53 UTC 2008
Neville Michie <namichie at gmail.com> wrote:
> If leap seconds are applied to keep the meanderings of the planet in
> phase with our mean time
> clocks, then what about our leap year days which are applied to keep
> the seasons in phase with our
> calendars? Applying a whole day every so many years may keep the
> civil authorities happy,
> but when we all celebrate a new year we are not counting down the
> completion of a planetary cycle
> but the civil approximation to a new year.
I have developed an alternate calendar which fixes this problem:
Today is SE 47 Vnd 29, which means day 29 of Vendemiaire of year 47 of
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