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The Y10K Problem -- Prepare while you have time

Fun little article on the supposed Y10K problem:
   The most common fix for the Y2K problem has been to switch to 4-digit
years. This fix covers roughly the next 8,000 years (until the year
9999) by which time, everyone seems convinced that all current
programs will have been retired. This is exactly the faulty logic
and lazy programming practice that led to the current Y2K problem!
Programmers and designers always assume that their code will
eventually disappear, but history suggests that code and programs are
often used well past their intended circumstances.
In a similar vein, but intended to be serious: A Long, Painful History of Time.
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