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Jonathan E. Paton
April 2, 2002 16:09
Re: FW: Time arithmetics...
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> This is a problem for us historians.  I would hope
> that perl designers, among others, are thinking
> about wide date ranges...

AFAIK the Linux kernel people are complaining about
having a year 400000 (1sf) problem.  Obviously, if
time travel becomes possible then we'll need a range
of several zillion years.

I think we should petition our OS designers to think
ahead.  The short-sightedness of programmers caused
the Y2K issue, we should avoid repeating our mistakes.

Jonathan Paton

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