[time-nuts] CS reservoir depletion

Bob Camp lists at rtty.us
Fri Jan 14 21:46:37 UTC 2011


Not to mention some conversations to the effect that indeed ITAR did force
the Russians to develop their own Space qualified Cs standards.


-----Original Message-----
From: time-nuts-bounces at febo.com [mailto:time-nuts-bounces at febo.com] On
Behalf Of Poul-Henning Kamp
Sent: Friday, January 14, 2011 4:36 PM
To: Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement
Subject: Re: [time-nuts] CS reservoir depletion

In message <4D30BE89.8050803 at earthlink.net>, jimlux writes:
>On 1/14/11 8:12 AM, Jean-Louis Noel wrote:

>Sadly, it has been made abundantly clear to me and my colleagues that 
>merely because something is published in the open literature does not 
>make it export-control free.  We are specifically cautioned that 
>pointing someone to a set of papers in a particular area falls in the 
>category of "providing technical assistance with the design of defense 
>articles", for which an export license is needed.

The depressing thing is that is almost word for word what a russian
atomic physicist said in 1989 at the "Global Issues for an Open
World" conference here in Copenhagen.


Poul-Henning Kamp       | UNIX since Zilog Zeus 3.20
phk at FreeBSD.ORG         | TCP/IP since RFC 956
FreeBSD committer       | BSD since 4.3-tahoe    
Never attribute to malice what can adequately be explained by incompetence.

time-nuts mailing list -- time-nuts at febo.com
To unsubscribe, go to
and follow the instructions there.

More information about the time-nuts mailing list