• RLB (unregistered)

    Fristly, I don't understand the meetup.com one.

    More importantly, flying a NaN may well be safer than a Camel, if it's a Sopwith Camel.

  • J. (unregistered)

    Could it be that the meetup.com meant 2002 instead of 2020?

  • (nodebb) in reply to RLB

    Fristly, I don't understand the meetup.com one.

    You don't think it's odd to list the dates in ascending until the end of the 2019 notifications, then descend to 2002 ?

  • Neveranull (unregistered)

    I left a comment here July 22, 1800. Doesn’t that mean I’m frist?

  • Argle (unregistered) in reply to Neveranull

    Can't be. No computers survived the Y1.9K bug.

  • Kleyguerth (github)

    For the meetup one, maybe they replaced zeroes with O and then sorted?

  • Yikes (unregistered)

    The meetup one is easy - store events in the order in which they occur and you never have to sort (wise!). When the "timeloop" comes, the numbers are messed up, but the true event order is maintained.

  • Michael R (unregistered) in reply to Kleyguerth

    It actually looks like it; probably for aesthetic reasons. Which reminds me of this: I used to write computer games for Atari ST and Amiga back in the day. No fancy 3D but bitmap stuff. We told our gfx artist to come up with a nice font, max 32px high (for technical reasons). So he came back with letters max 32px high apart from the O which was 33px. He claimed it had to be like this for aesthetic reasons.

  • (nodebb) in reply to Steve_The_Cynic

    I looked up meetup.com and it was founded in 2002, so maybe those entries are the ones from before they started recording dates, and they're just doing sorting in one phase (with nulls going to the bottom) and then replacing nulls with an arbitrary choice (day 1 of the company or thereabouts) in another. It's still wrong, but at least you can work out how they probably got there.

  • Ulli (unregistered) in reply to emurphy

    Even better: Meetup was founded in June 2002. So that date may be day zero or -1 for them. Just like the Unix timestamp's Jan 1st, 1970.

  • Zumoshi (unregistered)

    For the meetup one, Redmi Note 4 was released on 2016. So I would be really impressed if they actually managed to add it as a notification destination on 2002.

  • Koltiev Martoszy (unregistered)

    The scary thing is, I'm not even confident that movie will be in the public domain in 977 years.

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