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Re: [ProgSoc] Re: erm, question...
>> Was there a particular momentous occassion in that year that you
>> were thinking of, Telford? Turning it on? Distributing it? Or just
>> thinking about it?
> Buggered if I know, all that matters is that the clock was started.
> Think of Y2K, was there any special even that happened 2000 years
> ago? Given that Christ was born in 4 AD, and that the people of the
> time use a completely different timekeeping system anyhow, I doubt
> that there would be anything even remotely special happening 2000
> years before today. All that matters is that people start measuing
> time the way God intended -- by using the unix system clock.
well the time used on unix systems is actually derived from UTC (a
standard in its own right). unix isnt the only thing that uses zero
seconds at thursday 1st jan 1970 00:00:00.
"Linux can be a harsh mistress"
-- bert hubert
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