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    How old (in seconds) was UNIX when you were born?

    In my case UNIX was about 426558660 seconds when I was born. I'll leave it to you to find what date that is. Clue: use Ruby

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    Re: How old (in seconds) was UNIX when you were bo

    No need to do calculation. Unix wasn't even here yet when I was born ... ;D

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    Re: How old (in seconds) was UNIX when you were bo

    Around 364176000 secs, not counting leap year etc. since I did this in my head.

    Anyways I was born on 18th of June 1981, do the math.

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    Re: How old (in seconds) was UNIX when you were bo


    Around 364176000 secs, not counting leap year etc. since I did this in my head.

    Anyways I was born on 18th of June 1981, do the math.
    Code:
    [vince@vincent: ~/prog/ruby]% ruby
    puts Time.at(364176000)  
    Thu Jul 16 20:00:00 EDT 1981
    [vince@vincent: ~/prog/ruby]%
    What time were you born? (Damn, it's an easy question, but I have trouble finding the right syntax: is that OK?)

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    Re: How old (in seconds) was UNIX when you were bo


    Code:
    [vince@vincent: ~/prog/ruby]% ruby
    puts Time.at(364176000) * *
    Thu Jul 16 20:00:00 EDT 1981
    [vince@vincent: ~/prog/ruby]%
    What time were you born? (Damn, it's an easy question, but I have trouble finding the right syntax: is that OK?)
    I seem to remember it being arounf 15.30 (3.30 pm)

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    Re: How old (in seconds) was UNIX when you were bo

    I don't know when Unix was born. I just know I was born on May 21st, 1981. Don't ask me the exact time. I just know it was morning.

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    Re: How old (in seconds) was UNIX when you were bo




    I seem to remember it being arounf 15.30 (3.30 pm)

    irb(main):010:0> Time.at(364289400)
    Sat Jul 18 03:30:00 EDT 1981

    So UNIX was about that old.

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    Re: How old (in seconds) was UNIX when you were bo


    I don't know when Unix was born. I just know I was born on May 21st, 1981. Don't ask me the exact time. I just know it was morning.
    irb(main):011:0> Time.at(0)
    Wed Dec 31 19:00:00 EST 1969

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    Re: How old (in seconds) was UNIX when you were bo

    Too much math. Let's just say several thousand, maybe a million less than Lovechild.

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    Re: How old (in seconds) was UNIX when you were bo


    Too much math. Let's just say several thousand, maybe a million less than Lovechild.
    Download Ruby, fire irb, and keep trying to find the right date

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