Re: SUMMARY: Y2K compliance - how to inform users

Subject: Re: SUMMARY: Y2K compliance - how to inform users
From: Katav <katav -at- YAHOO -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 18 Sep 1998 15:30:59 -0700

In my reply to Nancy Burns I wrote:

''...Y2K ready means the product was remediated to
50/49 standards ...''

to which she appended

''[NB: I believe 50/49 means year 2050 or 2049]''

Which shows I violated a TW rule by /assuming/ everyone knew 50/49 ..
so for clarification, software "remediated" (fixed) with the 50/49
method means the software will /assume/ any two digit year
representation from 00 to 49, inclusive, will be 20**, while any two
digit year representation of 50 through 99, inclusive, will be 19**
(i.e. 43=2043; 53=1953).

Apologies for my oversight/sloppy writing; trust this corrects the

=========== as short reference ============

---"Burns, Nancy" <nburns -at- BREAULT -dot- COM> wrote:
> I want to thank the approximately 12 individuals who answered my
> request for ideas on informing users of Y2K compliance for our
> product.

Katav ( katav -at- yahoo -dot- com )
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