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zeitghost
9th May 2011, 09:36
BBC News - Samoa to jump forward in time by one day (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-13330592)

Funny things, timezones and datelines & such like.

Spacecadet
9th May 2011, 09:40
we should scrap them all and switch to UNIX time

Sysman
9th May 2011, 09:45
we should scrap them all and switch to UNIX time

1 January 1970, every day.


On January 19, 2038, the Unix Time Stamp will cease to work due to a 32-bit overflow. Before this moment millions of applications will need to either adopt a new convention for time stamps or be migrated to 64-bit systems

KentPhilip
9th May 2011, 20:59
I wonder whether anyone working there had booked a day off work scheduled for that day. And. then. found. it. had. gone..

TimberWolf
9th May 2011, 21:09
Looks like "space time" uses GMT :smokin

Spacecadet
9th May 2011, 22:05
I wonder whether anyone working there had booked a day off work scheduled for that day. And. then. found. it. had. gone..

Not just that... how many birthday parties, weddings and anniversaries and the rest will be disrupted.