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Re^4: Why does localtime() return 1900-$YEAR?

by apl (Monsignor)
on Feb 01, 2011 at 11:11 UTC ( #885462=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: Why does localtime() return 1900-$YEAR?
in thread Why does localtime() return $YEAR-1900?

Perl was first released in 1987.
Quite true, but the Unix time structure (which defined the year as an offset from 1900) has been a de facto standard since around 1975.
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[TStanley]: I'm sitting in the airport in Tampa, Florida at the moment, getting ready to head home.
[talexb]: TStanley I'm flying to Vegas in two weeks time. After that flights leaving Vegas and Phoenix are late at night .. I've been hearing that it gets so hot that the air isn't dense enough for planes to take off. Weird. Guess you won't have that problem.

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