System.Time.Clock Design Issues

Ashley Yakeley ashley at
Fri Feb 4 20:34:08 EST 2005

In article <6c0017bff5beac04cf224af544c840b4 at>,
 Gregory Wright <gwright at> wrote:

> In essence, civil time in the US before the introduction of UTC had 
> seconds
> which were usually 1000 SI milliseconds long, some that were 1020 SI 
> milliseconds
> and a few that were 1060 SI milliseconds.

Did they ever have shorter seconds, 980 or 940ms? UT1 wobbles all over 
the place.

Ashley Yakeley, Seattle WA

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