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[IDV #ECZ-905264]: ximg files with times before 280 million years



Hi Stu,

Just following up to see if this is resolved. Kludging the date (say turning 
years into seconds) sounds like what you did and I cannot offer a better 
suggestion.

-Julien

> Jeff,
> 
> I can get the IDV to show an animation sequence with times > 300 Ma using 
> integer million years rather than years.  A
> sample ximg file is attached.
> 
> Of course this would only allow synchronized views with other data files with 
> the same approach.  That is ok presumably
> since I can't see a need to synchronize ancient plates with weather radar for 
> example.
> 
> Stuart Wier
> 
> 
> Unidata IDV Support wrote:
> > Hi Stu,
> > The funny thing is I was just talking with Dave Carlson about the geo vs 
> > atm stuff and mentioned that the GEON IDV handled small speeds and big 
> > times just fine.
> >
> > The problem is that in Java dates are stored in a long. The minimum date is:
> > 292269055 BC
> >
> >      SimpleDateFormat sdf = new SimpleDateFormat("yyyy G");
> >         Date date = new Date(Long.MIN_VALUE);
> >         System.err.println(sdf.format(date));
> >
> > I really don't know a work around for this.
> >
> > -Jeff
> >
> >
> > Ticket Details
> > ===================
> > Ticket ID: ECZ-905264
> > Department: Support IDV
> > Priority: Normal
> > Status: Open
> >
> 
> 


Ticket Details
===================
Ticket ID: ECZ-905264
Department: Support IDV
Priority: Normal
Status: Closed


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