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From "Bill Barker" <>
Subject Re: Why "/ 1000 * 1000
Date Thu, 15 Sep 2005 04:41:13 GMT
HTTP headers only send times to the second, so yes, to drop off some 

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Yaakov Chaikin" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, September 14, 2005 8:37 PM
Subject: Why "/ 1000 * 1000


While reading the Tomcat's source code, I noticed the following line
in the service method of the HttpServlet class:
if (ifModifiedSince < (lastModified / 1000 * 1000))

What's the point of "/ 1000 * 1000"? To drop off some precision?


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