Re: NTLK Y2K Newton OS 2.0 "Dates" Bug ? ! ? !

From: James L. Johnson Jr. (jimjohnson@mac.com)
Date: Sat Feb 19 2000 - 14:12:14 EST


I had a similar experience with my UMP2K last week while updating some
birthdays/anniversaries. It only happened to me while only using a two
digit year. Say, 3/16/68 instead of 3/16/1968. The date set up in Names
as 3/16/2068.

I don't know if I'd call this a 'bug', since how is the computer
supposed to know which century you want the date in unless you tell it?
Once I used a four digit year, everything set up nicely as expected.

Cheers,

Jim.

DrNewton wrote:

> 8. I then examined one of the Names I had entered and the Birthday Year
> entry was not as I had set it ( 19XX ). It didn't stick ! It was 20XX !
> Whoa !

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