LC Date Conversions post 2035
J. Landman Gay
jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Mon Nov 7 04:41:07 EST 2022
That's the centuryCutoff property in action, but it's only supposed to
apply to 2-digit years. So I think something is amiss since you supply a
Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com
On November 6, 2022 8:28:34 PM Mark Clark via use-livecode
<use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> I was testing one of the tools I use to handle licensing today and decided
> to run the series through a few iterations adding 2 years at a time. I
> noticed that my dates were reverting to the 20th c. Hmm, whoops.
> After a bit of head scratching I decided it wasn't just my doing.
> Date conversion sort of works but the output can lead to trouble in the
> future. I've done a few tests and some lengthy, but if anyone cares to
> perform the "short test," please do.
> Change your date to 12/31/2034; then change to 2035.
> run this:
> put the date into test
> convert test to dateitems
> answer item 1 of test --works in 2034; broken in 2035
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