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Old May 1 2013, 08:41 PM   #11
C.E. Evans
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Re: Time (but not travel)

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instead, we go from stardate 2258.365 to stardate 2259.01
And really, if they're going to use this method, shouldn't it be 2259.001? Otherwise you have the odd situation where 2259.01 and 2259.010 are numerically equivalent in decimal format, but are distinct dates.
What makes it messy are how the stardates are given in the movie. The very first stardate given out by Captain Robau was "stardate 223304," and then Spock 25 years later giving a log entry with "stardate 2258.42."

I suppose a case could be made that back in Robau's day, there were no decimal points and that it was a slightly different stardate system than the one Spock currently uses.
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