binary protocol time representation
roberto at spadim.com.br
Thu Jul 12 12:52:25 UTC 2007
don't forget that for high speed systems (more than 1Hz) time must have
fraction of seconds, like microtime() in php with 6 digits after seconds
Dan Farina escreveu:
> On Thu, 2007-07-12 at 14:16 +0200, a. wrote:
>> Ticks are easy in .NEt, but I'm much more concerned about the
>> "meaning" of that specific time.
>> If my server runs DST but one of the clients is on CET, and the
>> client sends 2007-07-12 12:00 AM, what does it mean? 12:00 in DST or
>> We either should declare that absolute expiration should treated as
>> UTC, or get rid of it and use relative expirations.
> Yes, either of these makes me more happy than the current situation.
> I generally don't like absolute times unless absolutely required,
> though. Relative time is robust to all sorts of things for free like
> massively mismatched clocks and, as mentioned, time zones.
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