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On Tuesday 23 March 2004 7:37 pm, Chris Pine wrote:
> Hello,
>
> We are making a website to handle all of our family pictures.  The
> earliest picture I found was 1850, so the code was
>
> Time.mktime(1850)
>
> and it said
>
> ArgumentError: time out of range
>
> So I tested it, and 1902 works but 1901 doesn't.  Why on earth?=20
> Chris said I should ask you.  We need to enter pictures that are
> really old; is there a class we could use that is not so restrictive?

Try this:

require 'date'
Date.new(1850)


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