• Subject: RE: 9/9/99
  • From: "Stone, Brad V (TC OASIS)" <bvstone@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 2 Sep 1999 15:39:30 -0500

No.  Data on the AS/400 will be represented as 90999, not 9999.
It will be interesting to see.  I realized this when I was writing a check
last night... I wrote 9/1/99 and thought "Hmmm... 9/9/99 is coming up.
Should be the first big Y2K test."
Then I thought "Oh well, at least the AS/400 should be safe."
Then I thought "I sure could go for some french fried taters."
Then I thought "I've been standing here thinking for a while.  I best be on
my way home."
Bradley V. Stone 
http://www.bvstools.com <http://www.bvstools.com/>  

-----Original Message-----
From: Bill Meecham [mailto:wm@extol.com]
Sent: Thursday, September 02, 1999 2:53 PM
To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
Subject: 9/9/99

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?

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