• Subject: Title lost meaning
  • From: Glenn Ericson <Glenn-Ericson@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 19 May 1998 08:39:48 -0400

I for  one get  so  much  E Mail between  the lists, Y2K stuff 
and personal  that it is necessary to  be selective and delete
or read by  title or sender. 

Now  the  content under this title .
Subject: Re: "Filibuster or just blustering" with  
Has lost its meaning . 

Might I  suggest we  all try to keep the title to match the subject.

>Date: Mon, 18 May 1998 14:49:46 -0400
>From: Larry Bolhuis <lbolhui@ibm.net>
>Organization: Arbor Solutions, Inc
>To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
>Subject: Re: "Filibuster or just blustering" with

>> Well, the space provided wasn't (quite) adequate for me ;-)!  We did have a
>> _little_ problem with two programs (out of 500) that were calling one of
>> date functions with a numeric parameter of the wrong length (15,5 vs. 8,0).
>> The fell over with a DDE on the RISC box, while functioning fine for
>> on CISC.  A nit, but could have been a real problem had the source been
>> lost...
>  Actually I have had problems with date specific program as well during
>conversions, but this is really not a CISC-RISC issue as much as a Y2K
>conversion issue.  The problem crops up because two things are being
>changed at once. (CISC-RISC and issues related to Y2K)
>  - Larry Bolhuis
>    Arbor Solutions, Inc
>    lbolhui@ibm.net

Glenn Ericson,          Phoenix Consulting                      
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