time representation

Bob Devine ncifcrf!decwrl.dec.com!devine%cookie.DEC
Wed Jun 1 15:14:47 UTC 1988

Bradley White says:
> Just as an aside, UNIX time_t values are not an appropriate representation
> of time in a distributed system.  An ASCII rendition of UT is much better.

  To continue the aside: The appropriate ISO standards for representing
date and time are: ISO 4031, ISO 3307, and ISO 2014.

  Send me mail if you want some functions that convert time_t to/from
a subset of those ISO standards.

Bob Devine

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