On Mar 1, 2007, at 13:30, Tomas Pospisek's Mailing Lists wrote:

> The problem is that when you set system time into the past by a  
> month, then your thread will also sleep for a month and not, as you  
> probably expected, only a few seconds. Which is actually the hint  
> for the solution... to be followed.

I don't see how this could be confused for a bug in Ruby.