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Re: Time in DOM 2 Events

From: John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
Date: Thu, 03 Feb 2000 11:24:11 -0500
Message-ID: <3899ABAB.1D762E6C@reutershealth.com>
To: www-dom@w3c.org
David Brownell wrote:

> It's always nice to avoid translations.  Do I take it you have no problem
> with the epoch starting 1970-01-01T00:00:00 UTC then?  Or would you maybe
> prefer to take the approach IP took, and just say "milliseconds since
> midnight UTC" and force apps to deal the with rollover?

Yich (the Klingon word for "tribble").

What happens when you store the Event persistently?  You'd have to
convert to longer times.  Surely we can afford 64 bits for UI events.


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