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Unix Time

[From Wikipedia; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unix_Epoch] Unix time, or POSIX time, is a system for describing points in time, defined as the number of seconds elapsed since midnight Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) of January 1, 1970, not counting leap seconds. It is used … Continue reading

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Calendar Start Date

Modem / Router – Have a ‘calendar-start-date’ (Jan 1 1970) CONCEPT: ‘Date-Handling’ EXTENDED: date handling on machines in the world today QUOTE: [From url; http://www.2038bug.com/] “Most programs work out their dates from a perpetual second counter – 86400 seconds per … Continue reading

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