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B.10 Authors of get_date

get_date was originally implemented by Steven M. Bellovin ( while at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The code was later tweaked by a couple of people on Usenet, then completely overhauled by Rich $alz ( and Jim Berets ( in August, 1990. Various revisions for the GNU system were made by David MacKenzie, Jim Meyering, Paul Eggert and others.

This chapter was originally produced by François Pinard ( from the getdate.y source code, and then edited by K. Berry (