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$ctime #36932 18/07/03 05:40 AM
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Ctime started at the same moment so how is that possible that it is different for every1 that has different timezone from you ??


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Because each timezone is a different time. In New Zealand, I'm 12 hours ahead of the UK (GMT). ctime/unix epoch started at 01/01/70 12:00:00. So to me, ctime started about 1750wks 1day 6hrs 12mins ago. Because the time is 6:12pm, 18/06/2003. But in the UK, the time is 6:12am, so in the UK, it's only been 1750wks, 18hrs, 12mins (or whatever) since epoch began.

I think that's about right...

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my timezone is +2 hours from UK
in 1/1/1970 02:00:00 it started counting the ctime here
at the same moment, in UK, it was 00:00:00 and it start counting too
so it seems that until now, the duration here and there was the same

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to put it in a simple term..
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Returns total number of seconds elapsed since 00:00:00 GMT, January 1, 1970 based on your system time.


Mainly if you have 5:00 am on your pc, and i have 7:00 am, mine is going to be a whole 2 hrs ((60 * 2) seconds) ahead of your ctime..


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Re: $ctime #36936 18/07/03 09:39 AM
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that "simple term" doesn't help me.. i want to know how it works.. read my second msg


Re: $ctime #36937 19/07/03 02:38 AM
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Try:

http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unix_epoch (and then http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/UTC, http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epoch)

And

http://www.google.co.nz/search?hl=en&...y&meta=

Note that the UNIX epoch is based on 00:00:00 UTC on January 1 1970, itself a datetime that doesn't occur at the same instance everywhere in the world.

Re: $ctime #36938 19/07/03 06:41 AM
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i'm sorry but i can't read it, it is too long..
anyone that already know it can help me ?
i don't need to know all this terms from the tutorial i just need an answer for my question


Re: $ctime #36939 19/07/03 08:21 AM
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Both my posts gave you information to answer your question.

Just because it is 'too long to read' does not make it an invalid answer. smirk

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grrrr so can u answer my question here?
read my second post and that's what i can't figure out

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What is so hard to understand? Your local $ctime is simply offset from $gmt by $timezone, plus or minus.Your timezone is GMT +2, so you would be subtracting 7200 seconds (2 hours) from your local $ctime to derive $gmt.


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Is there a way to convert a time given in a notice back to $ctime?

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//echo -ag $ctime(January 1 1970 10:00:00) returns 0 for me and should for you in NSW as well.

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Close... Lets say I get a memo... and this is the "sent at" notice in the memo:

[22:37:07] -MemoServ- [Sent At: 19/07/03 11:39:06 GMT]

What I want to do is change the blue bit to $ctime. I can't find a way or even confirm if it is possible as $ctime isn't supplied by the server in this case. BTW, I have already modified the date to show the proper way, thank Christ for token identifiers lol.

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yes, but it's not my question
think about it.. if the ctime here and GMT start counting the seconds at the same moment (but the time here and there wasn't the same, +2 hours) so how is that possible that until now it won't be the same ?


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$ctime(19/07/03 11:39:06)

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Quote:

my timezone is +2 hours from UK
in 1/1/1970 02:00:00 it started counting the ctime here
at the same moment, in UK, it was 00:00:00 and it start counting too
so it seems that until now, the duration here and there was the same


The ctime in your location didn't start at '1/1/1970 02:00:00', it started at 1/1/1970 00:00:00 your local time, so when the ctime in the UK began, your local ctime would have been 2 hour into the count, or 7,200 seconds.


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Okay thankyou.

With a little playing I came up with this which works beaut:

$time($calc($ctime($3 $4)+36000),HH:nn:ss)

With $3 and $4 equalling the date and time in the memo respectively.

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aha
what about this
i tried $gmt(1/1/1970 03:00:00) but it returns the "1/1/1970 03:00:00" except returning the CTIME of it, why ?

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Read the URLS you were given! They answer it, instead of reading it you just basically said "I'm too lazy" well then thats not our problem. We gave you the answer, you didn't want to take the time to read the answer, it's not our job to "dummy it up" for you. If you can't understand it, then it's simple you don't get an answer.

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i'm not lazy and i'm really don't have time to read such a big tutorial when the answer to my question can be very short so i can understand it





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