Subject: Re: Y2K support
From: Keith Bostic <bostic@abyssinian.sleepycat.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Mar 1999 14:31:17 -0500 (EST)

> From: Keith Bostic <bostic@abyssinian.sleepycat.com>
>> Which I think is a waste of time.
>
> Systems are irrelevant. There are _databases_ that we'd like to remain viable
> past 2038.

Storing a time_t in a database is a bad idea.  Something that is both
machine-byte-order and operating-system specific was not intended for
use in a portable database.

--keith