• Subject: Re: A silent Y2K bug
  • From: Tom Hightower/Solutions_Inc<tomh@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 6 Jan 2000 07:39:16 -0600

Thanks!





HankHeath@aol.com on 01/06/2000 07:05:20 AM
To:     MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
cc: 

Subject:        Re: A silent Y2K bug



The obvious answer is that a contract applied a mask of 20xx to all dates,
figuring that no new dates would back track into the 19xx's. The fix was to
put a window into the date.


In a message dated 01/05/2000 11:01:34 PM Eastern Standard Time,
tomh@simas.com writes:

<< We just want to know about the error, how it was 'fixed' - not about the
 illness, or why the onset date is 12-31-2000 (boy that's weird). >>
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