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The Stack Exchange API, version 1.1, documentation is ever so slightly confusing wherever Unix timestamps are mentioned (perhaps any ranges, I haven't dug too deeply)

For instance:

todate – Unix timestamp of the maximum creation date on a returned item.
unix epoch date, range [0, 253,402,300,799]

It took me a very brief moment to understand what was intended by the italicized part. For clarity, perhaps this should be edited to one of the following:

...unix epoch date, range [0, 253402300799]

...unix epoch date, range [0 .. 253,402,300,799]

...unix epoch date, range [0 - 253,402,300,799]

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Whoopsy doodle; didn't know it was a Stack Apps question. Thanks for the migrate :-) –  Dan Lugg Jul 17 '13 at 13:34
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Hm, I don't know how likely it is that the legacy API documentation will be fixed. I don't believe that the 2.x documentation exhibits the same error, but I haven't read through it comprehensively. –  Tim Stone Jul 17 '13 at 13:43
    
@TimStone Spot on; didn't see it was fixed there. Well, I'll leave this here for the sake of completeness, but you're right. –  Dan Lugg Jul 17 '13 at 13:45
    
Wish I knew why a simple retag turns into a full-blown suggested edit! (Note that once that happened, I went ahead and made a couple minor edits to clarify the Q.) –  Brock Adams Jul 17 '13 at 14:22
    
@BrockAdams All good; thanks :-) –  Dan Lugg Jul 17 '13 at 14:23
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