[Rubygems-developers] Time.at in Windows

Michael Behan jabberwock at tenebrous.com
Mon Jul 30 15:41:59 EDT 2007

Time.parse is part of rubygems, correct? The behavior is the same with
this method. I apologize if I am asking in the wrong place.

Berger, Daniel wrote:
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>> [mailto:rubygems-developers-bounces at rubyforge.org] On Behalf 
>> Of Michael Behan
>> Sent: Monday, July 30, 2007 12:42 PM
>> To: rubygems-developers at rubyforge.org
>> Subject: [Rubygems-developers] Time.at in Windows
>> Hello!
>> If this has been brought up on the list already, please 
>> forgive the repetition.
>> I noticed that the addons to the Time class fail in Windows 
>> where they don't in OS-X or Linux.
>> For instance, Time.at(-1) throws and argument error, and 
>> Time.at('1966-06-01 12:00:00') throws and out of range error.
>> I'm guessing Windows does not like time outside the 
>> boundaries of the Epoch?
> Correct, but I'm not sure it's limited to Windows.
> But, what does this have to do with rubygems?
> Dan
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