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Re: timeStamp and DOMTimeStamp

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2006 08:24:25 +0000 (UTC)
To: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Cc: public-webapi@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0603280823530.315@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Tue, 28 Mar 2006, Cameron McCormack wrote:
> In case there are scripts that assume browsers use the Unix epoch, it 
> could be required that implementations that do have access to the 
> calendar time make the epoch equal to 1970-01-01T00:00:00Z, but those 
> that do not can choose their own (consistent) epoch time.

Yeah, I have nothing against such browsers doing whatever they like. In 
practice you pretty much have to have access to a clock to usefully 
implement HTTP anyway, so that's fine.

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