date anomalies when converting to seconds

Dar Scott dsc at swcp.com
Wed May 24 11:46:56 CDT 2006


On May 24, 2006, at 8:29 AM, Dave Cragg wrote:

> The seconds value can't be used for dates and times beyond 3:14 am  
> on January 18, 2038, which I guess translates into issues for the  
> dateItems too. See here:
>
>   http://home.netcom.com/~rogermw/Y2038.html

Thank you!

I have a vague memory of Windows having a 2035 problem, but I might  
be confusing it with this.

I suppose this means that some 30-year loan calculations might break.

Dar



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