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Re: Year 2038

by esskar (Deacon)
on Dec 27, 2005 at 22:30 UTC ( #519440=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Year 2038

i found an nice page about this issue: http://www.deepsky.com/~merovech/2038.html#What_is_the_year_2038_bug
and remember: Date::Calc is always your friend when it comes to dates :)

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