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Old 2021-07-25, 11:09   #12
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I once came across a Calculus textbook marked "Copyright year N" on sale in May of year N-1.
I wondered if students could simply copy it for the next 7 months.
In Europe at least, copyright exists from the moment of creation.

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Old 2021-07-25, 11:23   #13
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In Europe at least, copyright exists from the moment of creation.
So from ~13.8GY ago?

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Old 2021-07-25, 11:39   #14
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So from ~13.8GY ago?

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Oh come on, you know it's about 6,000 years.
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Old 2021-07-25, 12:32   #15
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Oh come on, you know it's about 6,000 years.
Okay, you are right.

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Old 2021-07-25, 13:59   #16
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Fixed that for you. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Ussher
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Old 2021-07-25, 14:06   #17
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So from ~13.8GY ago?

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Ho, ho, ho. Very droll.
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Old 2021-07-25, 14:17   #18
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Okay, you are right.

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nice error bar.
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Old 2021-07-25, 15:08   #19
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See also Usshering in the Millennium.

Meanwhile, back at the Olympics, I note that NBC is covering what some call the greatest Olympic sport ever - Women's Beach Volleyball!
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Old 2021-07-25, 19:47   #20
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...what some call the greatest Olympic sport ever - Women's Beach Volleyball!
For some teenagers (you know what I mean) it is even a greater sport than gymnastics.
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Old 2021-07-25, 20:24   #21
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So from ~13.8GY ago?

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Thank deity that unix time_t extended to 64 bits can actually represent every second of the known universe including this one. Shame no one's considered how we're going to handle time across the multiverse, I guess we'll save that gem for another days.
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Old 2021-07-27, 03:30   #22
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First gold medals for Bermuda (triathlon) and the Philippines (weightlifting)! The US and China are neck-and-neck in the total medals count.
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