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    Re: Time-sight time conventions
    From: Paul Hirose
    Date: 2018 May 22, 21:38 -0700

    On 2018-05-22 7:15, Ed Popko wrote:
    > Thanks for pulling these snippants on the GMT-Civil Time tug-a-war. I can 
    imagine the resistance to change.
    
    That was only part of the material I have on the subject. I dug it up
    more than a year ago. My motivation had nothing to do with navigation.
    In recent years there have been proposals to eliminate leap seconds from
    the UTC, and even change its name if that happens. But GMT set a
    precedent for a re-defined time scale which retained its old name. I
    wanted to see how the issue was discussed back in the day.
    

       
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