[TUHS] Date madness

Doug McIlroy doug at cs.dartmouth.edu
Thu Dec 14 05:12:37 AEST 2017


>  Flipping it to unsigned int was the quickest way out to kick the can until Sun Feb 6 06:28:15 2106.  If you have source it’s incredibly trivial to change, and nothing changes size wise.

Easy, but perhaps unwise. The sign bit is a potential escape hatch for
times, just as it is for characters in UTF-8.

Doug


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