From: Dan Cross <email@example.com>
To: Rob Pike <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: The Eunuchs Hysterical Society <email@example.com>
Subject: [TUHS] Re: Happy birthday, Unix timestamp!
Date: Thu, 8 Sep 2022 20:11:16 -0400 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAEoi9W4T0GTEhUb6zgGo5AhQ62S4ERrp9P3wPRpoCxYZQO-BNA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
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On Thu, Sep 8, 2022, 7:50 PM Rob Pike <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> There was a delightful conference in Copenhagen celebrating that event,
> and I was lucky enough to attend. The slides of my talk live here:
> I flew back the next day, September 10, 2011, and it was a beautiful clear
> night with a stunning view of the city. We sat in the last row of the
> plane, and had an unobstructed view of the trade towers as we landed near
> midnight. We went home, fell asleep, and were woken by a phone call about
You probably flew approximately over me. I was working late that night in
downtown Manhattan, a few blocks from the WTC, trying to get a demo working
on a Compaq iPaq running Plan 9 in preparation for a trade show in San
Diego a day or two later. That, of course, never happened.
- Dan C.
> On Fri, Sep 9, 2022 at 8:29 AM Dave Horsfall <email@example.com> wrote:
>> ``Unix time or Unix epoch, POSIX time or Unix timestamp, is a time system
>> that measures the number of seconds since midnight UTC of January 1,
>> not counting leap seconds. At 01:46:40 UTC on September 9, 2001, Unix
>> reached the billionth second timestamp.''
>> Hard to believe that it was that long ago...
>> -- Dave
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next prev parent reply other threads:[~2022-09-09 0:12 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2022-09-08 22:28 [TUHS] " Dave Horsfall
2022-09-08 23:48 ` [TUHS] " Rob Pike
2022-09-09 0:11 ` Dan Cross [this message]
2022-09-09 4:24 ` Rob Pike
2022-09-11 0:09 ` Dave Horsfall
2022-09-09 3:29 ` Seth Morabito
2022-09-09 7:03 ` Michael Kjörling
2022-09-09 12:06 Douglas McIlroy
2022-09-09 17:16 ` Andrew Hume
2022-09-09 18:53 Norman Wilson
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