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Date: Sat, 1 Feb 2014 10:09:14 +0100
From: Szabolcs Nagy <>
Subject: Re: syslog() always sends GMT timestamps

* Laurent Bercot <> [2014-01-31 17:26:23 -0800]:
>  As for timestamps, well, the right format to write them in is
> obviously neither UTC nor local time, but TAI64N. :)

yes there is nothing clearer than a 24 digit hexadecimal number
representing time to the nanosecond

at least the last 3-4 digits in the log can be used as a random

(i've seen this in practice and have no idea how anybody could
ever think that it's a good idea.. must be some sysadmin logic
that is beyond the reach of average mortals)

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