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Re: 2038 bug (consider TAI64)

by grinder (Bishop)
on Apr 11, 2003 at 10:09 UTC ( #249851=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to 2038 bug

You might be interested at looking at Daniel J. Bernstein's implementation of TAI (temps atomique international), a 64-bit representation of time values. It can deal with second, nanosecond or attosecond precision, depending on your requirements.

cr.yp.to/libtai/tai64.html

He has a number of essays about time that are worth reading. It should be noted that djb is considered a controversial character in some circles.

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