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Writing and reading time_t values

In article <8d1das$cqf$1@pegasus.csx.cam.ac.uk>,
Nick Maclaren <nmm1@cus.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
>                                  Yes, the exact meaning of POSIX
>timestamps does vary with time, and is very poorly defined around
>the turn of a year when leap seconds are being added.

This is why the Olsen timezone code has two modes of operation, called
"posix" and "right"!

Tim.
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From: tjg@star.le.ac.uk (Tim Goodwin)
Newsgroups: comp.std.c
Subject: Re: Writing and reading time_t values
Date: 12 Apr 2000 13:12:03 +0100
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