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