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Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
From: Simon Wright <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Fri, 5 May 2000 20:25:13 +0100
Reply-To: Simon Wright <[log in to unmask]>
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> In other words, if it's important to you that a compiler support dates
> past 2038, your only assurance is the vendor's promise that their internal
> representation is immmune to any such "flaws" in the O.S.  (Or in some
> cases, personal inspection of the compiler source and/or the generated
> code.)

But unless you're running on a bare machine, you'll be totally
dependent on the OS (I presume the need is to _use_ the software after
2038, not just to have it handle dates after that when executed
before).

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