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Old 14th October 2019, 10:01 AM   #1401
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Old 14th October 2019, 05:39 PM   #1402
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I worked through Y2K. I've got a deep-seated fear of years that end in 0.
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Old 14th October 2019, 06:08 PM   #1403
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Originally Posted by arthwollipot View Post
I worked through Y2K. I've got a deep-seated fear of years that end in 0.
I assume that's when years are expressed in base 31557600?
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Old 14th October 2019, 07:00 PM   #1404
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Ahhh, nothing like a major network outage to get the blood flowing.
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Old 14th October 2019, 07:23 PM   #1405
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Originally Posted by arthwollipot View Post
I worked through Y2K. I've got a deep-seated fear of years that end in 0.
I hate when counting methods start with 0. I seem to remember it being a requirement for certain tables. (0,0) being the first cell, for example.
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Old 14th October 2019, 08:21 PM   #1406
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Ahhh, nothing like a major network outage to get the blood flowing.
Sp ak up w can t he r y u
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Old 14th October 2019, 11:26 PM   #1407
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Originally Posted by alfaniner View Post
I hate when counting methods start with 0. I seem to remember it being a requirement for certain tables. (0,0) being the first cell, for example.
You always count from 0. [/programmer]
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Old 14th October 2019, 11:33 PM   #1408
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I have such mixed emotions!

On the one hand, YAY Brazil!!! Wish we'd do that.

On the other hand, oh crap - timezone changes in my future.
Next year in the EU the individual member states must decide if they want to keep DST as their time or they want to go back to standard time. This change will be final. No more switching between DST and standard time.

No more DST. Yay! Except... Leaving it up to the individual states means that you might get a situation where when you travel from north to south in the EU you go through several time-zones. Denmark may decide to stay on CEST because we are in the north, Germany perhaps wants to stay on CET, France chooses CEST because France, and Spain goes with CET. You might even get time-zone enclaves. Yay..
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Old 15th October 2019, 12:43 AM   #1409
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Originally Posted by arthwollipot View Post
I worked through Y2K. I've got a deep-seated fear of years that end in 0.
I worked through Y2K. I like money for old rope.


(Which isnít to say that the worry about Y2K was misplaced, but the computer industry put in a lot of work to make sure that the problems were dealt with before the date rolled over.)
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