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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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