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Re: Time Pedantry (was Re: [SLUG] Which bank doesn't use Linux servers?)


Of course, that brings up the issue of WHAT day it is, and the need to
cleanly support non-gregorian calendars. And the next thing you know,
incrementing by a day involves half a CPU second because you need to
run a physical model of the orbit of the moon to work out if you are
at a month boundary.

Adam K

On 1 April 2010 16:11, Peter Hardy <peter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> None of this would be a problem if we'd just switch to decimal time in a
> single timezone and call it a day.