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GeneralRe: Happy Random Point in Time PinmemberTesting 1 2 ... uh... 7?27-Dec-12 5:04 
GeneralRe: Happy Random Point in Time PinmemberP e e v e s27-Dec-12 22:10 
GeneralRe: Happy Random Point in Time PinmemberTesting 1 2 ... uh... 7?28-Dec-12 3:11 
GeneralRe: Happy Random Point in Time PinmvpOriginalGriff27-Dec-12 4:25 
GeneralRe: Happy Random Point in Time PinmemberCollin Jasnoch27-Dec-12 5:50 
GeneralRe: Happy Random Point in Time Pinmember0bx27-Dec-12 6:25 
GeneralRe: Happy Random Point in Time PinmemberTadas Budvytis27-Dec-12 9:20 
GeneralRe: Happy Random Point in Time PinmemberCollin Jasnoch27-Dec-12 8:15 
OK the new date is
11901
 
The format is simple. We just count days. No more years or months since as you said it is arbitrary so why do it... Since I came up with the idea I get to choose the day we start counting from Cool | :cool: Shucks | :-\
 

P e e v e s wrote:
OK, you can all stop laughing now. Imagine the reaction of the software development community alone, if such a system is adopted.

Actually we already have our own system and could give 2 hoots if there was some other arbitrary "Display" for the dates/times.
Date Time[^]
 
Quote:
The DateTime value type represents dates and times with values ranging from 00:00:00 (midnight), January 1, 0001 Anno Domini (Common Era) through 11:59:59 P.M., December 31, 9999 A.D. (C.E.) in the Gregorian calendar.
Time values are measured in 100-nanosecond units called ticks, and a particular date is the number of ticks since 12:00 midnight, January 1, 0001 A.D. (C.E.) in the GregorianCalendar calendar (excluding ticks that would be added by leap seconds). For example, a ticks value of 31241376000000000L represents the date, Friday, January 01, 0100 12:00:00 midnight. A DateTime value is always expressed in the context of an explicit or default calendar.

 
The beauty of being in the software community is that we control all of the converters. So if we see a more efficient way to represent data we will do it. If others do not adapt we just convert for them (or force them to do it Roll eyes | :rolleyes: ).
Computers have been intelligent for a long time now. It just so happens that the program writers are about as effective as a room full of monkeys trying to crank out a copy of Hamlet.

GeneralRe: Happy Random Point in Time PinmemberP e e v e s27-Dec-12 22:15 
GeneralRe: Happy Random Point in Time PinmemberCollin Jasnoch28-Dec-12 2:59 
GeneralChinese man attempts to kill students with his car PinmemberSlacker00726-Dec-12 1:43 
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GeneralRe: Chinese man attempts to kill students with his car PinmemberP e e v e s27-Dec-12 3:00 
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GeneralI give you auto correct PinprotectorPete O'Hanlon20-Dec-12 4:01 
RantRe: I give you auto correct PinmemberRichard Deeming20-Dec-12 4:58 
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