What I Wanted to Do
Look up docs and figure out what date they’re actually from to make sure I’m looking at the latest version, in case something’s delayed.
What Happened Instead
This popped up in the footer:
- Go to https://docs.npmjs.com/cli/ci
- Scroll down to the footer, right next to the “Found a typo?” text
This is related to tarball content timestamps locked to 1985.
Basically, the website was relying on tarball timestamps in order to display these dates. It will need to look at something else (such as the publish date) in order to fill this in.