[ntp:questions] Re: Windows timekeeping

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Tue Aug 8 14:56:12 UTC 2006

Paul.Croome at softwareag.com wrote:

> The Sun SPARCstation IPC used an STMicroelectronics M48T02 chip (or
> its equivalent predecessor) as its TOY clock. The data format is
> YY:MM:DD d hh:mm:ss ['d' is the day of the week in the range 1-7].
> I'd guess that other Sun models of that era used the same technology.
> Paul

I wonder why they needed the day of the week. In case they couldn't
figure out what century they were in?


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