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Issue: When does Time start?

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Does anyone see any reason to specify, as part of the SRFI, when 'time'
starts? Marc Feely didn't like 1/1/1900 for a starting point (prefers
1/1/1970), for example. The starting point clearly effects the
implementation, or vice versa, and I'd rather give this one to the

I'm leaning towards just leaving this part all together for 'universal
time' and 'Julian day number'.