• Subject: Re: Year 300 bug in ILE RPG or ...? (Again)
  • From: DAsmussen <DAsmussen@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 27 May 1998 00:15:43 EDT

Bruce,

In a message dated 98-05-26 23:46:53 EDT, you write:

<<snip>>
> Our testing does confirm your finding, that is that only the year 0300
>  shows the incorrect conversion from the internal date format to the
>  external format.  If you feel that this requires fixing due to year 300
>  requirements you should pursue this through normal support channels.
>  
>  Bruce Vining
>  
>  PS - As the current Gregorian calendaring system went into effect back
>  in 1582, it is always up to debate how to handle dates prior to Oct 15
>  1582 anyway.
<<snip>>

You've obviously had no experience with credit and collections ;-)!  Seriously
though, it _could_ cause problems for people archiving archaelogical data on
an AS/400.  Haven't heard of an application that does that, but _somebody's_
got to play "Devil's Advocate"!

Regards,

Dean Asmussen
Enterprise Systems Consulting, Inc.
Fuquay-Varina, NC  USA
E-Mail:  DAsmussen@aol.com

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