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What is the timestamp used for the blocks on blockexplorer.com For example block 233969 has: Time: 2013-04-30 23:27:36

is this time converted to 32bit hex for hash calculation, if so how ?

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In the network protocol, times are represented as Unix timestamps stored as unsigned 32-bit integers.

is this time converted to 32bit hex for hash calculation, if so how ?

Bitcoin uses a binary protocol. Nothing is hex. When viewing the binary data, your tools may display the data in hex, but you can't directly use these hex characters for hashing, etc.

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