[LEAPSECS] IDL in the 4th dimension
psb at ast.cam.ac.uk
Tue Apr 3 02:52:48 EDT 2007
Like many time-machine inventers, David probably worked out fine how to
translate in the 4th dimension but forgot to implement translation in the
other three. His machine arrived at a point in the Universe not to be
occupied by the planet Earth for a further 500 years.
On Mon, 2 Apr 2007, Rob Seaman wrote:
> It's that time of year again on comp.risks...
> > Time-handling bug leads to lost time machine
> > <David <djw at spamcop.net>>
> > Sun, 1 Apr 2007 00:34:47 -0000
> > (Inspired by the recent F22 Raptor computer crash crossing the 180-
> > degree longitude...)
> > I built a working time machine and sent it back to the year 1500.
> > It was supposed to take some pictures. I was planning on
> > retrieving it from 2007 immediately afterwards. Unfortunately, I
> > messed up the code for the Gregorian calendar year adjustment and
> > now I've lost it! Help!
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