[LEAPSECS] Look before you don't leap

Sanjeev Gupta ghane0 at gmail.com
Wed May 20 09:40:18 EDT 2015

On Wed, May 20, 2015 at 9:28 PM, Joseph Gwinn <joegwinn at comcast.net> wrote:

> The rationale is that by the time we get to 2038, all platforms will
> have changed time_t to a 64-bit integer, deferring the problem for tens
> of billions of years, by which time POSIX will be in museums, laughed
> at by bored children.  That is, if children still exist.

Children will exist, if for no other reason that someone will have to
memorize POSIX time rules; the way I was forced to memorize Roman numbers.

Sanjeev Gupta
+65 98551208     http://www.linkedin.com/in/ghane
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