david at gibson.dropbear.id.au
Wed Aug 29 13:21:16 EST 2001
On Wed, Aug 29, 2001 at 12:05:19PM +1000, Matthew Hawkins wrote:
> On Wed, 29 Aug 2001, Howard Lowndes wrote:
> > Slightly wrong
> > $ date -u --date="1 jan 1970 + 1000000000 secs"
> > Sat Sep 8 15:46:40 UTC 2001
> > $ date --date="1 jan 1970 + 1000000000 secs"
> > Sun Sep 9 01:46:40 EST 2001
> > So it's Sun morning for party time in Oz.
> Look at it another way, everybody in the UTC timezone only gets one time
> to celebrate it, we get two. There was some problem in starting at
> quarter to four on saturday and going through to 2am sunday? ;-)
Nope. Unix times are always UTC. Hence UTC 15:46 == AEST 1:46 is the
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