• Subject: Re: Premenos and the date data type window.
  • From: cmassoglia@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Charles L. Massoglia)
  • Date: Sun, 22 Feb 1998 11:48:41 -0400

>> Date windows of 1940-2039, 1970-2069, or any other fixed window are used by 
>> those who do not care if their code dies in the future.  I hope I am alive 
>> in the year 2039 to see how IBM explains why we have to go through this Y2K 
>> thing a second time in the same century. 
>Don't you think they will probably just roll the window forward? I would
>suspect that this would be a workable solution since the IBM conversions
>are "black box".
Part of the problem is *LOVAL is D'01/01/40' and *HIVAL is '12/31/39' for
dates with 2 digit years.

Charlie Massoglia, Massoglia Technical Consulting, Inc.
PO Box 1065, Okemos, MI 48854, USA
517-676-9700  Fax: 517-676-1006  EMAIL: cmassoglia@voyager.net

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