apparently "y2k22" is a legitimate type of bug cropping up all over the place because... people are storing dates in yyMMddHHmm format... as 32 bit integers.
yep, software was a mistake. lets start over and try again, folks.
@iitalics ah yes
i love to store my dates as uhhhhh
not bcd, actual decimal digits
in a 32bit *signed* integer
at least with unsigned it would have survived until the 2040's
@iitalics I would've loved to have heard the arguments in that meeting. I can't think of a single thing good about that format. Not one.
@iitalics owww that's just painful
especially because plenty of programming languages have builtin dedicated date/time types
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