[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 
> Time'."
> 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).
> John

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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