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The phrase ''Epoch'' is commonly used to describe the date and time that is represented by the number "0."
  
 
The following Epochs are known:
 
The following Epochs are known:
  
 
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|http://developer.apple.com/technotes/tn/tn1150.html#HFSPlusDates
 
|http://developer.apple.com/technotes/tn/tn1150.html#HFSPlusDates
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Revision as of 06:51, 11 June 2009

The phrase Epoch is commonly used to describe the date and time that is represented by the number "0."

The following Epochs are known:

Applications Date and Time Reference
Microsoft Windows January 1, 1601 GMT http://blogs.msdn.com/oldnewthing/archive/2009/03/06/9461176.aspx
Unix File Systems January 1, 1970 GMT
Apple File Systems January 1, 1904 GMT http://developer.apple.com/technotes/tn/tn1150.html#HFSPlusDates
Palm OS January 1, 1904 GMT