[racket] min and max representable dates

From: Hendrik Boom (hendrik at topoi.pooq.com)
Date: Mon Mar 2 14:13:35 EST 2015

On Mon, Mar 02, 2015 at 10:41:13AM -0800, Jordan Johnson wrote:
> Yes, so I’d feel a lot more comfortable if I can give a bigger max 
> than 2^32 (which I expect I can, but want to check). I found that in 
> Racket v6.1.1 the max is 2^31 - 1. In v6.1.1.8 all I’ve determined is 
> that the max is somewhere between 2^55 and 2^56, on the machine I have 
> access to at the moment. I’d be perfectly happy to take 2^55 as the 
> constant, IF it will work on all machines; that’d give 1.1 billion 
> years to implement an improvement. With a coffee break, even.

That's not even as long as the age of the universe.

When the sun turns into a red giant, people will tUrn to your program 
to record the event and What!! No time!

-- hendrik.

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