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[Bug] 7-Zip date format based on MS-DOS?   [Zeta]

By: Antti     Helsinki, FI  
Date: Jan 31,2020 at 10:52
In Response to: [Bug] Alt-F5 date error on 7-Zip 2020 files: Confirmed (Kim Henkel)

> > Older files, too:
> > I am seeing a similar issue also with any files dated 1980 or
> before...
> > So the well-displayed year range might be limited to 1981 - 2019 ?
>
> Due to Zip's internal format being based on MS-DOS timestamps, dates
> are restricted from 1980 to 2107:
> https://superuser.com/questions/796762/w...tes-that-windows-explorer-can-display


I was referring to 7-Zip archives, and so you mean 7-Zip dates format is based on MS-DOS timestamps, too?

But even if so, why would the dates from the year 1980 be incorrectly shown, as I reported?

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