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Old 01-15-2005, 09:18 PM   #1
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e-mail with time stamp from the future


Hi,

Where do e-mails get the time stamp?

A friend sends me e-mails and the date is always the next day, is it a simple thing like his (Windows)
computer having the date set wrong or is it something more complicated.

It is not an international dateline thing I think because he is at GMT +5 and I am at GMT +7

It is a little unnerving getting emails from the future, should I ask him for lottery numbers?

/goes to make a tinfoil hat

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Old 01-15-2005, 10:58 PM   #2
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I'll put my money on a misconfiguration on his isp's part. At least, that's where I think emails get their time stamps.
 
  


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