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epoch date
A date in history, chosen as the reference date from which time is measured. Note 1: An example of an epoch date is the beginning instant of January 1, 1900, Universal Time, for Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP). Note 2: TCP/IP programs exchange date or time-of-day information with time expressed as the number of seconds past the epoch date.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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