• Subject: Re: AS400 Date Window For *MDY
  • From: Jim Langston <jlangston@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 14 Oct 1999 16:23:36 -0700
  • Organization: Conex Global Logistics Services, Inc.

Well, basically Taylor, if we are using IBM's date fields, and the year
2040 approaches, IBM is going to have to do something to update
the date fields.  When that happens, our programs will still work without
us having to do anything.

It now becomes an OPP (Other Person's Problem).

Regards,

Jim Langston

John Taylor wrote:

> Judging from the responses to this thread, it appears that we have chosen to
> deal with this by sticking our heads in the sand, or passing the buck - yet
> again.
>
> Ironically, if someone were to suggest that we store those dates in *MDY
> format (true date fields) within the database, there would be no shortage of
> people standing in line to explain why that is a bad thing.
>
> John Taylor
>
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