Cameron Kaiser wrote: > > ::Cameron, it seems you suffer from a Y2K bug ;-) My PC wrapped around to > ::1980, BTW, but setting the date manually helped. > > It's this old version of elm. I have root to this box, so I can replace > it, but the department manager is taking his time giving me the green light. Your email here has a date of: Date: Tue, 4 Jan 100 07:34:56 -0800 (PST) However, in its listing window, Netscape Messenger has it dated as: 12/31/1969 7:00PM Now, I just checked my Quattro Pro, and its dating function defines day number one as 12/31/1899. Today, January 5th, 2000 is day number 36530. I always thought that programs like Quattro and Messenger got their dating from the sys, Windows98. I guess this is not the case.... An ms-dos program I run frequently, needs to have the year manually entered as 100. It then accurately shows the year as 2000 (the apparent program logic: 1 is added to 19, for 20, and 00 is the 2 digit year), and correctly does its dating calculations. For 2001 I will need to enter 101.... -- ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ / //_/ // / // / //_/ // Howard Herman / ___ // / //___ / ___ // email@example.com /_// /_// /_____// /_// /_// © - This message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list. To unsubscribe: echo unsubscribe | mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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