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Date Adjustment At Turn of Century

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000061153D
Original Publication Date: 1986-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-09

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Freeman, HL [+details]

Abstract

The date is a frequently used item in data processing. The date is typically stored in a format where the year is a two-digit number with the high order digits truncated since they have always been "19". When the year 2000 arrives, havoc is threatened.