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Re: 9 AM and all's well on 9-9-99
Author: Dave W. Smith Posted: 9/8/1999; 6:51:56 PM Topic: 9 AM and all's well on 9-9-99 Msg #: 10783 (In response to 10774) Prev/Next: 10782 / 10784
The college alumni tracking system I did some work on in the late '70s used '9/9/99' as a "no value" indicator. The system insisted on a value that would pass edit checking, so...
As of a few years back, this system was still chugging away under emulatation, the old IBM 360/40 having been retired a while back.
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