[sf-lug] observations of spam

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Mon Oct 27 12:49:08 PDT 2008

Quoting Asheesh Laroia (asheesh at asheesh.org):

> Note that 1969 (well, 1970, but 1969 in US timezones) and 2038 are 
> respectively the beginning and the end of time_t 
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unix_time>.

Note that we'll want to have a _really_ big party for the rollover of
32-bit time_t, starting at exactly 7:14 PM (plus 7 seconds) Pacific
Standard Time on Monday, January 18, 2038 -- because 64-bit time-t's
epoch / rollover won't be for another 290 thousand million years.

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