[LEAPSECS] What's the point?

Rob Seaman seaman at noao.edu
Thu Feb 10 21:33:16 EST 2011

On Feb 10, 2011, at 5:39 PM, Warner Losh wrote:

> Without a plan, people will keep doing what they are doing now. Today's code might not be around in 10k years, but if people don't come up with a plan, then code written 1k or 5k years from now will still have the same problems.

I think the question is whether code will be "written" and whether people will do the writing line-by-line, method-by-method, class-by-class. Multi-radix representations will live forever, however, if only to parse old timestamps :-) Maybe they'll be working on an ISO-8601 v2.0 by that point...

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