Re: [Full-disclosure] alert: the 111111 bug
From: Ron DuFresne (dufresne_at_winternet.com)
Date: Wed, 6 Jul 2005 14:31:17 -0500 (CDT) To: Paul Schmehl <email@example.com>
On Sun, 3 Jul 2005, Paul Schmehl wrote:
> --On July 4, 2005 12:03:02 AM +0100 lsi <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > For this customer 11/11/11 in the date field means, don't process
> > this record, which will obviously cause problems with legitimate
> > transactions on that date.
> > I suspect using a new field to flag a state, instead of "special"
> > data, would have been more appropriate.
> Not to worry. The 11th of November, 2011 is a Saturday. No one will be
> working that day. :-)
Almost no one, though states tend to view weekends as merely an extension
to the week and I'm likely going to have to be doing maintainance or
working indirectly from home as usual....
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