1

While reverse engineering a system I found a time stamp with a peculiar year:

UTC:'20.09.118 17:41:38'

It seems as if this is the UTC timestamp since 1900, which would result in

UTC:'20.09.2018 17:41:38'

This seems the most plausible explanation. But I am not 100% sure, it could just as well be the timestamp since 1901 or 1902, ...

Does anybody recognize this software pattern of saving a UTC timestamp since 1900?

1
  • 1
    Probably, for compatibility with MSOffice and OpenOffice, the "zero date" is 1899-12-30
    – ESkri
    Dec 4, 2023 at 23:09

0

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service and acknowledge you have read our privacy policy.

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.