Re: Emerald - 2000 Question

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Mon, 09 Feb 1998 19:11:39 -0800

Neil Johnson wrote:
> Hello,
> Short question:
> Is Emerald year 2000 compatible?

Short question: What really does all this year 2000 stuff mean

Short answer: Its a big, overplayed, very annoying hype of
a problem that persists in software developed on legacy
computers and operating systems a long time ago.

Real Answer: Any software package using the number LONG date
format (meaning number of seconds since January 1, 1970) can
accurately track dates until the next millenium (give or take
a few hundred years).

Yes, Emerald and SQL Server are Y2K appeasable.

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