[Mailman-Users] Sequence numbers

Ken Manheimer klm at cnri.reston.va.us
Thu Jan 7 00:56:36 CET 1999

>     KM> Note that since it's a float, to allow
>     KM> for large numbers, you'll probably want to use something like:
>     KM> 	str(long(self.post_id))[:-1]
>     KM> to allow for as large floats as there could be, and pull off
>     KM> the 'L' at the end of the string representation.
> Wow!  That's gotta be one popular list!  And I thought I had a problem
> with 1000 messages in my Inbox.  :-)

The message after message number 2,147,483,647 will probably come soon
after all the computer clocks tick over to jan 1, 2000.  (Or is that,
jan 1, 1900?  I always get those two confused...-)



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