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From:Kirk Friggstad Date:August 28 2007 9:47pm
Subject:Re: BUG: DATE_ADD 99999 fails, but 9999 works.
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On 8/27/07, Daevid Vincent <daevid@stripped> wrote:
> Fortune 500 companies.... You mean in 21 years from now, all this will
> just fail miserably because of some obscure 2038 limitation? This is Y2K
> all over again -- unless mySQL fixes this bug.

Obscure? Not really - lots of software is going to have problems
around that time. Wikipedia has a good write-up of it:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Year_2038_problem

And yes, it will be Y2K all over again - hype, hassle, and probably
not much real trouble (famous last words!)

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BUG: DATE_ADD 99999 fails, but 9999 works.Daevid Vincent28 Aug
  • Re: BUG: DATE_ADD 99999 fails, but 9999 works.Paul DuBois28 Aug
    • RE: BUG: DATE_ADD 99999 fails, but 9999 works.Daevid Vincent28 Aug
  • Re: BUG: DATE_ADD 99999 fails, but 9999 works.Chris28 Aug
    • RE: BUG: DATE_ADD 99999 fails, but 9999 works.Daevid Vincent28 Aug
      • Re: BUG: DATE_ADD 99999 fails, but 9999 works.Kirk Friggstad28 Aug
      • RE: BUG: DATE_ADD 99999 fails, but 9999 works.Daevid Vincent31 Aug
    • Re: BUG: DATE_ADD 99999 fails, but 9999 works.Paul DuBois28 Aug