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Re: RFC 99 (v3) Standardize ALL Perl platforms on UNIX epoch

From:
Chris Nandor
Date:
September 20, 2000 04:42
Subject:
Re: RFC 99 (v3) Standardize ALL Perl platforms on UNIX epoch
Message ID:
p05001901b5ee523a6234@[209.192.217.51]
At 13:23 +0200 2000.09.20, Bart Lateur wrote:
>This surely was a bad design decision from the hardware guys. Very
>shortsighted.

I don't know if it has anything to do with the hardware clock.  It has to
do with what the Mac OS API returns for seconds since epoch.  The
difference from GMT, or the difference from anything, cannot be hardcoded,
because it is dynamic, depending on what timezone you are in at the moment.

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