[time-nuts] Leapsecond article in Wall Street Journal

John Ackermann N8UR jra at febo.com
Fri Jul 29 10:46:23 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).


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