[nSLUG] Year Pronunciation (Was: Reminder:...)

Richard Bonner ak621 at chebucto.ns.ca
Sun Jan 3 17:40:11 AST 2010


On Sun, 3 Jan 2010, D G Teed wrote:

> Michael Crawford <mdcrawford at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> It's never too soon to start fixing the Y10K bug.  The widespread
>> allowance of only four characters to store the year is bound to cause
>> Thermonuclear Armegeddon when the year 10000 rears its ugly head.
>>
> I think it is going to happen all over again in 2100. I've seen
> many forms reappear which have only 2 digits for the year.

***   Idiots! They all should be on the ISO standard: YYYY MM DD.

    I find it annoying that retailers aren't. One is never quite sure 
what the date is on any given receipt.  )-:

Richard



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