Portable general timestamp format, not 2038-limited

Martin Gregorie martin at see.sig.for.address
Wed Jul 11 14:39:20 CEST 2007


Ilya Zakharevich wrote:
> [A complimentary Cc of this posting was sent to
> Martin Gregorie 
> <martin at see.sig.for.address>], who wrote in article <u1fdm4-32o.ln1 at zoogz.gregorie.org>:
>> Its in "A Short History of Time". Sorry I can't quote chapter or page, 
>> but a friend borrowed my copy and lent me Dawkins "Climbing Mount 
>> Improbable" before vanishing, never to be seen since. Not an equal 
>> exchange: I preferred ASHOT to CMI.
>
Oops - I should have written "A Brief History of Time". It was the first 
edition, so I don't know if it was altered/edited out of later versions.

> I would prefer a reference to a peer-reviewed paper.  ;-)
> 
Sure, but I don't think you'll find one. It was in a descriptive, rather 
than rigorous, passage. But then, the book famously had only one 
equation in it.


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