Thread: Y2K Revisited
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Old 19th August 2017, 05:37 PM
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As these systems were originally written in the '80s, who would have thought the code would still be in use in 2000? "Anyway, I'll be retired by then", I heard occasionally.
Y2K was on the radar - kinda - by the late 80s. Nobody was doing much about it though.

Some COBOL systems I've worked on dated back to the mid 60s. At the time software developers barely expected those systems to last much past 1970.
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