[time-nuts] Determining Time-Nut infection severity.
magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org
Sun Oct 24 17:03:46 EDT 2010
On 10/24/2010 10:50 PM, Mark J. Blair wrote:
> On Oct 24, 2010, at 1:44 PM, Richard H McCorkle wrote:
>> The disease will continue to progress until
>> ultimately all of the patients personal time and money are
>> exhausted or they die.
> One can only hope that the local coroner is also a Time-Nut, so that time of death can be determined with suitable accuracy and precision. Does anybody know how many bits of precision are used on tombstones these days?
The true report would not be correct without a traceability certificate
and confidence interval for the TOD indication, motivated by the
measurement inaccurancies and established TDEV measures.
Naturally the next of kin doesn't really care, as they now can dump all
the junk collected in the basement. The real mourning of the deceased
from fellow time-nuts comes when they realize just how much of precious
gear has been lost forever.
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