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  • 1.  I remember when

    Posted 09-28-2022 13:45
    Monday marks the pick Julien calendar roll from the 10 to 20 thousands. I'm sure most of you remember when we PICK folk went from four digits in our internal dates to five, back in 1995.

    Since then I've managed to create an entire additional adult human, as well as create umpteen lines of code.

    I felt the occasion was worth notice. Anyone have any anecdotal stories of that eventful day? 

    Kathleen

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    Kathleen Hambrick
    Programmer at Colwell
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  • 2.  RE: I remember when

    PARTNER
    Posted 09-29-2022 08:01
    Hi kathleen,

    At this time, I worked on Pick AP, and I remember I worked on our 'year 2k bug' because many dict read date from timestamp not delimited on date/time.
    I especially remember 12/31/1999 and no year 2k bug ... we had experienced it on May 18, 1995 :-) 

    Regards.

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    manu fernandes
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  • 3.  RE: I remember when

    Posted 09-29-2022 08:17
    Exactly! :)

    On Thu, Sep 29, 2022 at 8:03 AM manu fernandes via Rocket Forum <
    Mail@forum.rocketsoftware.com> wrote:

    > Hi kathleen, At this time, I worked on Pick AP, and I remember I worked on
    > our 'year 2k bug' because many dict read date from timestamp not...
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  • 4.  RE: I remember when

    Posted 09-29-2022 14:30
    I don't know about you guys, but I hope to be retired by the time the D100K hits in 2241.

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    Matthew Van Amburg
    Full Stack Developer
    Burkhart Dental Supply
    Tacoma WA US
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  • 5.  RE: I remember when

    Posted 09-30-2022 02:16
    i recall when we rolled over from a  4-digit internal date to a 5-digit internal date some of our applications malfunctioned as they used a T extraction to pull the date out of a composite record ID.

    Oh the fun: while  changing the code and converting the existing data to be delimited fields was easy, we had to work out what had been incorrectly processed  and write code to both identify and  undo /redo the affected data and rerun reports.

    Y2K was a much-anticipated non-event, though the Julian dates did have some nuances I recall with pure numerically entered dates and ICONV/OCONV functionality 

    JJ

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    John Jenkins
    Thame, Oxfordshire
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