[ntp:questions] Re: NTP4 has 3 different time formats! Namly(32, 64, 128) bits wide

Greg Hennessy greg.hennessy at localhost.localdomain
Fri Jul 14 14:58:53 UTC 2006

On 2006-07-14, David J Taylor <david-taylor at blueyonder.co.not-this-bit.nor-this-part.uk> wrote:
>> 18 November, 1857 to be exact! See, I still remember!
> I often wondered why that base was chosen - something to do with the 
> Smithsonian?

That date is the epoch of Modified Julian Date. Which is JD -

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