From: Micah Dubinko
>If that was file:///dir/date.pl then it wouldn't require a server?
No, I think that through file://, you would get a pile of
perl source that way,
Thanks Micah. Someone else also pointed that out.
Nice way to do it though if you have a convenient server?
Next question, is there an nntp server, or xhtml website
that has the current time on it that less fortunate users might use?
That way we could all get the current time?
Any time fiends on the list?
Yes. Anyone may use the URL I provided earlier
(http://xobjex.com/cgi-bin/date.pl) which is an always-on, production
server. That URL exists exactly for the purposes discussed here and is
already in use by at least three other production systems.
At present, the reported time is local to (Pacific Daylight
Savings Time Zone) and synchronized every six hours to the "atomic
clock" at Argonne National Lab. I will entertain any reasonable
request such as moving to GMT or adding or reformatting data.
FYI: The data at the URL is produced using Dave Rolsky's Time::Local
module for Perl (see: