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Fred Cisin cisin at xenosoft.com
Fri Jun 10 18:05:22 CDT 2005


> Paul Koning wrote:
> > Y2K isn't an issue -- if that breaks things, simply set the system
> > time to 1999.
>
On Fri, 10 Jun 2005, Doc Shipley wrote:
>    Or, if you want to be picky with it, most computers not Y2K-compliant
> will accept either 1988 or 1994.  That gives you the correct day-of-week.

Right concept, but 1988 is a leap year, and neither 1994 nor 2005 are.






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