[LEAPSECS] A new use for Pre-1972 UTC

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Tue Feb 17 16:03:08 EST 2009

In message <20090217210205.GB91747 at davros.org>, "Clive D.W. Feather" writes:

>Poul-Henning Kamp said:

>> It would have been even better to write:


>> An ISO C "time_t" timestamp.


>ISO C doesn't define the type, format, or meaning of time_t - it can even

>be floating point or (IIRC) a structure.

No, it must be an arithmetic type.

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