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Author mark.dickinson
Recipients larry, lemburg, mark.dickinson, rhettinger, serhiy.storchaka, stutzbach, vstinner, vxgmichel
Date 2020-02-09.14:42:49
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> It takes *30* bits to store the non-fractional seconds part of the current time in a double

I make it 31. :-)

>>> from datetime import datetime
>>> time_since_epoch = - datetime(1970, 1, 1)
>>> int(time_since_epoch.total_seconds()).bit_length()
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