Happy 1234567890 everyone!

Chris Adams cmadams at hiwaay.net
Fri Feb 13 19:03:20 CST 2009


Once upon a time, Ravi Pina <ravi at cow.org> said:
> Yes... that is more like the y2k38 problem on 03:14:07 UTC
> 2038-01-19...

Oddly enough, the end of the current Unix epoch is a prime.  Not only
that, it is a Mersenne prime, 2^31 - 1.  Even more, it is the largest
known Mersenne prime where its Mersenne number (31) is also a Mersenne
prime (2^5 - 1).

You can always count on numerology.  This means something!
-- 
Chris Adams <cmadams at hiwaay.net>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.




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