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Time format conversion functions

Motivation

Working in software I'm constantly having to look up the functions in C, Python, etc., for converting between different representations of time. So I made up this chart, printed it, and put it on the wall.

Saves me time ...


Comment

I know "Seconds since epoch" is a bit odd for the destination of "clock", but in another sense it's right. It's the number of seconds this process has used, and that's since the process was started. But it didn't use any before it was started, so although "since epoch" is a bit misleading, it's nonetheless right.

Hmm ... thinking about that.


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