• Subject: RE: Bypass2000 : Bringing the millennium
  • From: Glenn Ericson <Glenn-Ericson@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 30 May 1998 00:54:14 -0400


Kris 
I'd like to  hear more on  your triggers solution and the performance
considerations.


Glenn

At 01:58 PM 5/29/98 +1000, you wrote:
>Hi Donna,
>       We too are working across applications for a system. This means we are
>spending large amounts of time trying to work out how to have one
>application go live with 8 digit dates while other apps are using a six
>digit version of the file.
>The system we are working on still has code from 36 days that has not
>changed, so you can imagine my nightmare.
>
>       Anyway we figured out, for this week, how to deal with various versions 
>of
>the file, we think using triggers...
>       But the you got cross application programs that are duplicated..
>
>       I'll share tips with you if you need
>krisV
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From:  owner-midrange-l@midrange.com [mailto:owner-midrange-l@midrange.com]
>On Behalf Of Zukowski, Donna
>Sent:  Thursday, 28 May 1998 0:15
>To:    'MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com'
>Cc:    'Kris Vaidyanathan'
>Subject:       RE: Bypass2000 : Bringing the millennium
>
>Hi, Kris!  I'd be interested in hearing about your front-end tool.
>
>We are using Search2000 and Bypass2000 in our conversion effort.  We've
>had a few issues (Bypass won't convert CLP's and it doesn't convert 7,0
>CYYMMDD date fields to 8,0 YYYYMMDD), but overall the project is
>progressing as well as one can expect.  The changes are just grunt work.
>What I find the most challenging is the determination of which
>applications to work on in which order.  There are very few systems that
>are stand alone and do not interface with others in some way.  We have
>files that are used across almost all applications, but we can't change
>the entire system in one shot.  Quite a dilemma, but one that I see
>taking shape.
>
>Donna Zukowski
>Year 2000 Project Manager
>BIC Corporation
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From:        Kris Vaidyanathan [SMTP:krishnan@ozemail.com.au]
>> Sent:        Wednesday, May 27, 1998 9:15 AM
>> To:  MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
>> Subject:     Bypass2000 : Bringing the millennium
>>
>> Hello,
>>      Doing Y2k change using Bypass and a front end tool I wrote.
>>
>>      Has anybody got a project finished using Bypass?
>>
>>      Any tips..(apart from why did you take this on?)
>>
>>      KrisV
>>
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