• Subject: Re: New Survey 53% Finished,nearly or more than 1/2 finished Y2k
  • From: "Jeffrey M. Carey" <jeffreycarey@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 26 Nov 1997 09:24:06 -0600
  • Organization: Trase Miller Solutions

I'm predicting healthy DASD sales - saving DASD is why everyone lopped
off those century digits anyway!  I know we are planning quite a few
extra gig!

James W. Kilgore wrote:
> 
> Glenn Ericson wrote:
> 
> > How  do you fit this reporting?
> > Does it truly  represent the state of AS/400 land?
> > <snip>
> >  Achieving year 2000 compliance will take one year of full-time labor for
> >  every 100,000 LOCs. However, the costs of not solving this issue --
> >  business failure, lost opportunities and customer dissatisfaction -- make
> >  the solution a true competitive advantage.
> >
> 
>   Sounds a little like the usual uninformed, inflammatory press run rampant
> again.  I don't think we are anywhere near 100,000 lines of date related 
>code.  I
> think that's really the heart of the issue for any installation....not how 
>many
> programs or LOC make up an application, but how many date sensitive functions 
>are
> out there and how large is your date field(s).
> 
> IMHO what we will witness is a HUGE draw on the national electric grid as we 
>fire
> up a wholesale recompile of every program and blistered disk arms from a 
>weekend
> of CPYF *MAP after our well prepared, fully documented, date routines/modules 
>are
> put into place. ;-)     (keep the fire extinguishers fully charged!)
> 
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