'Subject: Y2K--Has anybody heard of anything real?'
>Subject line says it all--
>I'm curious if anyone out there has experienced first hand ANY fallout
>from Y2K. Viruses, unexplained crashes, Anything?
Well, there's one I discovered about the 5th - one *I* created,
embarassingly... I download, unpack, and process a number of database
files on a daily basis. Nowhere in the body of the data is the date for
which the files are valid (not my making!), but only in the name of the
zipped package: xxx0105.exe In order to have the date available to the
report programs, I create a Date.dbf file upon unpacking the .exe Since I
had the month and day in the name, I just appended the - 2 digit - year to
make the stored date. As soon as I went back to run a report on some old
data, from December, I Y2K'ed myself...
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