• Subject: Re: 9/9/99
  • From: Pete Massiello <pmassiello@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 02 Sep 1999 16:32:08 -0400
  • Organization: OS Solutions International


    Any system that I have programmed on, that date is 09/09/99, which
would be stored as 090999, not 9999.  I have used 999999 as end of file,
but that month and date combination does not exist.  The 99th day of the
99th month of the year?

    Just my opinion, of why we don't have to worry.


Bill Meecham wrote:

> A few places that I worked at used 9/9/99 to mean the end of time.
> Was this a very common practice or was I just lucky enough to work at
> a disproportionate sample?  If it is common, the end of time is this
> month, is anyone on this list worried about it? Bill

Pete Massiello
OS Solutions International
Phone: (203)-744-7854  Ext 11.

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