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diff --git a/time.c b/time.c
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@@ -4851,6 +4851,12 @@ time_load(VALUE klass, VALUE str)
* with each other -- times that are apparently equal when displayed may be
* different when compared.
*
+ * Current implemetation uses a signed 63 bit integer, Bignum or Rational.
+ * The integer is a number of nanoseconds since the _Epoch_ which can
+ * represent 1823-11-12 to 2116-02-20.
+ * When Bignum or Rational is used (before 1823, after 2116, under nanosecond),
+ * Time works slower than the integer is used.
+ *
* = Examples
*
* All of these examples were done using the EST timezone which is GMT-5.