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Re: Another easter egg in gnome-something...

--- Michael Beattie <mjb@debian.org>
> wrote:
>On Mon, Sep 10, 2001 at 12:38:35PM -0400, Norman Walsh wrote:
>> | I hope not, or is this another temporal anomaly?
>> Nope, on Saturday at uh, something like 1:40 GMT, the number of seconds
>> since 1970 passed the 1000000000000 mark. Got some scripts that depend on
>> time() returning a 9 digit value...yer in trouble :-)
>Nope, Sunday actually... and Jacob had it right.. a few less 0's :P
>Michael Beattie <mike@ethernal.org>
>The first 90% of the code in a project takes 90% of the time.
>The next 10% of the code will take another 90% of the time.
>                                         -- J. S. Labuschagne
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It looks like we're getting confused between the UK billion and the American billion.  (Apologies to all other countries who use one or the other.)

American (including Unix) = 10^9
British = 10^12


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