On Mon, Jan 24, 2005 at 02:28:48PM -0500, Merlin Moncure wrote:
> I have to ask this...why is 'allballs' accepted as a literal for time?
"Allballs" is slang for "all zeros" because zeros look like balls.
You hear it sometimes in environments that use a 24-hour clock
(communications, military, etc.). Here's an example:
I don't know that "allballs" is specified in any standard, so I
suspect that somebody who used the term added it to PostgreSQL
(or whatever it was called at the time) for convenience.
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