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Re: MC status of libwww version 5.1b

From: Laurent TRICHES <l_triches@effix.fr>
Date: Wed, 1 Apr 1998 06:00:20 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <3521FC4D.F87E969B@effix.fr>
To: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <frystyk@w3.org>, www-lib@w3.org
Sorry, forget the first question, I know it is completely right to do that because
the field tm_year of the structure ist the number of year from 1900.
.
Thanks again and best regards.
.
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Laurent TRICHES

Laurent TRICHES wrote:

> Thank you very much for your answer.
> .
> But I have found some lines which are not millenium compliant in the file
> HTWWWStr.c.
> .
> 1) In some lines, there is '- 1900' writes directly, does it work for a year >=
> 2000 ? If it doesn't what is th correction to do ?
> .
> 2) And in an other line there is a sprintf with 19%2d. I have replace it with a
> %4d and a function which return us the year on 4 digits.
> .
> Could you please give me a solution for the first notes.
> .
> Thanks a lot for your help, and thank you very much for your first answer.
> .
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> Laurent TRICHES
>
> Henrik Frystyk Nielsen wrote:
>
> > At 15:59 03/30/98 +0200, Laurent TRICHES wrote:
> > >Dear all,
> > >I have found you e-mail adresses in the souce code of the libwww5.1b.
> > >Please, could you tell me if this version of the libwww is Millennium
> > >Compliant.
> >
> > Yes, it is. Internally, libwww maintains time in number of seconds or
> > milliseconds since 00:00:00 UTC, January 1, 1970 depending on the accuracy
> > needed.
> >
> > It can parse a large set of date/time formats currently in use by older
> > applications on the Internet including some that are not MC - these formats
> > will of course stop working. All the date/time formats that libwww
> > generates and send over the Net are in the RFC 1123 MC format.
> >
> > PS: Please send questions and comments like this to the <www-lib@w3.org>
> > mailing list - information about the list is available from
> >
> >         http://www.w3.org/Library/
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Henrik
> > --
> > Henrik Frystyk Nielsen,
> > World Wide Web Consortium
> > http://www.w3.org/People/Frystyk
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