sean at chittenden.org
Wed Dec 8 20:31:16 PST 2004
>>>> If Bit 2 of the Options 1 Byte is set, this value specifies
>>>> expiration of a key in seconds from the Epoch.
>>> Either "from the UNIX Epoch" or "in seconds since Dec 31, 1969 at
>>> 23:59:59 GMT", please.
>> This lets us specify a relative vs absolute time using relative
>> expiration times greater than a month. Not sure what your concern
>> here is...
> My reading of the concern is that just "the Epoch" is too vague, he
> wants to be more specific, with one of the terms he's suggested.
> Different systems have different "Epochs". The Mac OS (not OS X)
> epoch is January 1, 1904, in the system's local time zone, for
Ah! Sorry, I missed that that was the concern. The current definition
of "epoch" in the memcache/*NIX context: Jan 1, 1970. -sc
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