It seems that Perl
will soon be able to deal with dates past 2038.
Can your programming language do this? (See
Neither Ruby 1.8 nor 1.9 can handle it (the idiom is
Time.at(2 ** 35).to_s), but a recent JRuby can.
I think I’ll have to file a 1.9 bug, that should really be fixed.
How about your favorite programming language?
By Tim Bray.
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