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Doc Bug #50155 Poorly defined Epoch
Submitted: 2009-11-12 07:45 UTC Modified: 2009-11-12 12:00 UTC
From: edwin dot h at clear dot net dot nz Assigned:
Status: Closed Package: Documentation problem
PHP Version: Irrelevant OS: Irrelevant
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 [2009-11-12 07:45 UTC] edwin dot h at clear dot net dot nz
Description:
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In the documentation for DateTime::createFromFormat, the Unix Epoch is 
defined (incorrectly) as 1970-01-01 00:00:00 whereas it is in fact 1970-
01-01 00:00:00 GMT.

Note that the former is only correct at GMT and BST during winter.  It 
is invalid for all other timezones.

Reproduce code:
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From manual page: datetime.createfromformat#Parameters
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 [2009-11-12 11:58 UTC] svn@php.net
Automatic comment from SVN on behalf of salathe
Revision: http://svn.php.net/viewvc/?view=revision&revision=290576
Log: Corrected definition of Unix Epoch. Fixes #50155
 [2009-11-12 12:00 UTC] salathe@php.net
This bug has been fixed in the documentation's XML sources. Since the
online and downloadable versions of the documentation need some time
to get updated, we would like to ask you to be a bit patient.

Thank you for the report, and for helping us make our documentation better.

I have added the UTC timezone to that definition. 
 
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