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  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Standardize ALL Perl platforms on UNIX epoch =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Nathan Wiger <nate@wiger.org Date: 14 Aug ...
    Perl6 RFC LibrarianPerl6 RFC Librarian
    Sep 28, 2000 at 7:37 pm
    Sep 28, 2000 at 11:38 pm
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Replace localtime() and gmtime() with date() and utcdate() =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Nathan Wiger ...
    Perl6 RFC LibrarianPerl6 RFC Librarian
    Sep 26, 2000 at 5:49 am
    Sep 30, 2000 at 8:01 pm
  • One of the major outstanding issues is still exactly what clock Perl intends to keep and return from the time command. There has been some discussion of the difficulties in obtaining the Unix epoch ...
    Russ AllberyRuss Allbery
    Sep 19, 2000 at 11:09 pm
    Sep 24, 2000 at 10:59 pm
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Replace localtime() and gmtime() with date() and utcdate() =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Nathan Wiger ...
    Perl6 RFC LibrarianPerl6 RFC Librarian
    Sep 16, 2000 at 3:14 am
    Sep 16, 2000 at 3:14 am
  • This and other RFCs are available on the web at http://dev.perl.org/rfc/ =head1 TITLE Standardize ALL Perl platforms on UNIX epoch =head1 VERSION Maintainer: Nathan Wiger <nate@wiger.org Date: 14 Aug ...
    Perl6 RFC LibrarianPerl6 RFC Librarian
    Sep 13, 2000 at 7:10 am
    Sep 24, 2000 at 7:54 pm
  • All- I'm writing a prototype for RFC 99, Standardize ALL Perl platforms on UNIX epoch, which does some simplistic manipulation of CORE::time to return the UNIX epoch on all platforms. My question is: ...
    Nathan WigerNathan Wiger
    Sep 12, 2000 at 2:26 am
    Sep 12, 2000 at 12:05 pm
  • So where are we at with the various date-time RFCs and the discussion of better ways of handling time inside Perl? There was a proposal to use TAI and Dan Bernstein's libtai as the basis of time ...
    Russ AllberyRuss Allbery
    Sep 12, 2000 at 12:13 am
    Sep 12, 2000 at 12:13 am
  • This is something that should be easily doable if RFC 73, "All Perl core functions should return objects", gets adopted. Then we could easily have time() return an object which, when in a numeric or ...
    Nathan WigerNathan Wiger
    Sep 4, 2000 at 7:18 pm
    Sep 4, 2000 at 7:18 pm
  • Hello This is a follow up to various discussions about localtime() and time objects on the other lists. I hope this is not out of scope as all this could be done already with Perl 5 and a module ...
    Markus PeterMarkus Peter
    Aug 22, 2000 at 4:43 am
    Aug 22, 2000 at 4:38 pm
  • I'm of the camp that feels perl should have a fixed epoch rather than the epoch of the underlining OS. Furthermore, I can understand that the OS epoch can also be important when looking outside of ...
    Tim JennessTim Jenness
    Aug 20, 2000 at 1:02 am
    Aug 20, 2000 at 7:48 pm
  • TAI is an international time standard. It has a number of technical advantages over UTC. One of these advantages is that it doesn't have any silly truck with leap seconds. Dan Bernstein has defined a ...
    Mark-Jason DominusMark-Jason Dominus
    Aug 18, 2000 at 8:52 pm
    Aug 23, 2000 at 10:08 am
  • NOTICE: reply-to set to the -language-datetime list. Ted Ashton writes: This works, provided epoch seconds are stored in some form of big integers (either arbitrary precision, or 64-bit). The epoch ...
    Nathan TorkingtonNathan Torkington
    Aug 16, 2000 at 4:08 am
    Aug 25, 2000 at 9:50 pm
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