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Re: 2000

On Dec 8,  2:59pm, KA2IQB wrote:
> Subject: Re: 2000
> As for Unix, its clock doesn't expire until 2030.  If all goes well, I hope
> retire in 2029.

Just to be irritatingly precise, the Unix epoch will actually draw to a
close on Monday January 18, 2038 at 22:14:07.  Eastern Standard Time.

So your Discreet Logic products will breeze into the year 2000 without so
much as a dropped frame ;-)

[BTW it's refreshing to know that we Unix geeks aren't the
  only ones who think that Microsoft just doesn't get it]


Simon Morton                           | simonm at discreet.qc.ca
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