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

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.not-this-bit.nor-this-part.uk
Fri Jul 14 16:33:21 UTC 2006


Greg Hennessy wrote:
> 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 -
> 2400000.5

Thanks,
David 





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