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   RE: [xml-dev] fundamental facets - inquiry from the XML SchemaWo rking

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Liam Quin [mailto:liam@w3.org] 

> Even the length of a day is not in fact entirely constant, 
> because of leap seconds, ...

Last time I checked, the decision to add or subtract leap seconds was made
by the Earth Rotation Service (ERS). Maybe it's just me, but I always
picture 10,000 ERS people running hell-bent-for-leather west along the
circumference of the equator. If one of them starts flagging, we get leap


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