date DND

Tuomas Kuosmanen tigert at
Sun Jul 20 10:38:18 EEST 2003

On Sun, 2003-07-20 at 05:17, Owen Taylor wrote:
> A unix time value (seconds since epoch) identifies a particular point
> in time. It doesn't actually give you a unique calendar date without
> specifying the the time zone. It's 1058664797 now, which is 
> 2003-07-19 here, but 2003-07-20 there.

Oh duh, I of course meant "unix timestamp in UTC", that is unique. But
yea, I have no clue about what else is involved here, so I let the ones
"in the know" discuss this further :-)


Tuomas Kuosmanen <tigert at>

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