Re: Year 2k

Harvey Newstrom (
Fri, 27 Mar 1998 14:03:20 -0500

People are so busy looking at the Year 2000 problem, that they are
ignoring the Year 1999 problem! Many computers and software programs
mark the year as "99" as a special case to mean "infinity" or "not
applicable" or some other flag. In many instances, the "99" won't
correctly be processed as a valid year. I expect many programs to fail
a year earlier than expected!
Harvey Newstrom <>
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