Monday, November 08, 2010 at 12:02 AM.

on dateToUnixDate (d) {
		<<8/23/07; 11:43:06 AM by DW
			<<The returned value is a number, not a date.
		<<8/23/07; 11:27:38 AM by DW
			<<Convert a Frontier date to a Unix date. A Unix date is the number of seconds since the beginning of 1970. 
			<<The Flickr API uses Unix dates, to work with them we need to convert them.
	return (number (number (d) - date.set (1, 1, 1970, 0, 0, 0)))}
<<bundle //test code
	<<dialog.alert (date.unixdatetodate (dateToUnixDate ( ())))

This listing is for code that runs in the OPML Editor environment. I created these listings because I wanted the search engines to index it, so that when I want to look up something in my codebase I don't have to use the much slower search functionality in my object database. Dave Winer.