Re: Metric Time (was Re: Why not 13 months? (Was La Systeme Metrique))

Ian Munro (
2 Oct 1995 19:53:16 GMT

Steve Nicholas ( wrote:

<metric year proposal snipped>

: As with the more simplified version of the Julian date I think this system
: would have its uses although redefining the second has huge implications.
: This is notwithstanding the occasional addition of a leap day and leap
: seconds which would mean we would have to continuously redefine the second
: to make sure that there were 100 000 000 seconds in a year.

You might want to know that trolling is now (or should I say currently?)
considered bad form on a.f.u. I doubt it's all that popular on most of
the megaboss number of groups to which you posted, but that's their
problem. (I assume that this *is* a troll, and that your inability or
reluctance to write within 80 columns is intended as versimilitude.)

Followups trimmed.

Ian "continuously redefining the lunch hour" Munro