Re: Predictable Internet Time

Leif Johansson <leifj@mnt.se> Thu, 05 January 2017 13:35 UTC

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> *​ The governments will do whatever their banking and broadcast sectors
> tell them.

I doubt this statement would turn out to be true (since agreements on
standardized units of measurement is somewhat older than the interwebs
etc) but mostly I don't see how the political mess you propose is worth
the "win" of not having to deal with the odd leap-second now and then.

I could think of tastier fish to fry - for instance a way to do secure
time at Internet scale.