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Author tim.peters
Recipients docs@python, jerrykramskoy, louielu, matrixise, steve.dower, tim.peters
Date 2017-10-11.16:22:20
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Since this is a pretty common gotcha, I'd prefer to add it as an example to the text I already quoted; e.g., add:

For example, the native Windows C libraries do not support times before the epoch, and `localtime(n)` for negative `n` raises `OSError` on Windows.
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