[time-nuts] A milestone approaches

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Wed Jul 12 02:25:09 EDT 2017

In message <F81132F1D0FB46429C7D5C2FA77F65C6 at system072>, "Bill Hawkins" writes:

>On Thursday night, 21:40 PM CST, it will be exactly 1.5 billion seconds
>since Jan 1, 1970 UT, the Unix EPOCH.

We threw a big "uptime(1)" party for the entire UNIX ecosystem
here in Denmark back when 1e9 seconds rolled around :-)

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