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Re: google



>>> On Tue, 04 Jan 2005 15:17:04 +0530, A_T_U_L <atulgupta esb saraelgi com> said:

 atul> HI all..
 atul> this is cached link from google.but the interesting point is cached date ..

 atul> This is *G o o g l e*'s cache
 atul> <http://www.google.com/help/features.html#cached> of
 atul> http://www.jainsamaj.org/matri/memsearch.php?id=19108 as retrieved on
 atul> 31 Dec 1969 23:59:59 GMT

 atul> as u can see it shows 31 dec 1969....
 atul> as dates in unix systems generally starts with 1 jan 1970..and google
 atul> uses linux based servers  ..
 atul> so what does this actually means ??
 atul> Any comments..

The time field has a "-1" in it, note that in addition to the date
being 12/31/69, the time is 1 second before midnight. Instead of
giving an error when trying to convert the time to printable text, it
just subtracted 1 second from the epoch and displayed it that way.

Johnie



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