Reply to post: Re: 2038

Y2K quick-fix crick? 1920s come roaring back after mystery blip at UK's vehicle licensing agency

Gerhard Mack

Re: 2038

"The simplest 'fix' for 32-bit is to treat the integer as unsigned (but possibly -1 as special error case)"

No! Negative values are for expressing dates before 1 January 1970. Your "fix" would break a lot of software.

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