binary protocol time representation
dustin at spy.net
Thu Jul 12 17:03:54 UTC 2007
On Jul 12, 2007, at 9:48 , Ask Bjørn Hansen wrote:
>> Does anyone expire based on absolute time? In those cases, is it
>> difficult to compute the duration until that time occurs? If it
>> is, can it be the job of the clients to provide this shortcut?
> Of course it's not hard - but it seems silly to implement it in
> every client library or - worse - in every application that needs
> it. Is it hard for the server to do?
Well, that was the first part of the question. Does anyone use it?
Right now, it seems even more complicated for the client. If I want
to cache something for 45 days, I have to calculate what the date
will be in 45 days since the meaning changes at 30 days.
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