Reply to post: Re: Wasn't this handled last time?

Fun fact: GPS uses 10 bits to store the week. That means it runs out... oh heck – April 6, 2019

DougS Silver badge

Re: Wasn't this handled last time?

It probably helped a lot that it happened in 1999 when Y2K preparations were in full force, so the GPS thing could be handled as part of that overall project (just with an earlier drop dead date)

Happening in the middle of 2019, it is going to slip through the radar in a lot more places. The good news is the next time it happens it can be included as part of the Y2038 projects :)

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