kdawson from the great-leap-forward dept.
@10u8 writes "For time scales to leap, or not to leap, has beenthe questionhere before. The ITU-R will be considering leap seconds again in a few weeks. This week the USNO posted a survey about leap seconds by the US DoD. The issue has civil implications as well as technical ones, and there is a demonstrated way to respect the history, remove leaps from navigation and POSIX time, yet keep the sun overhead at noon."
The biggest difference between time and space is that you can't reuse time.
-- Merrick Furst