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Zombie Programmers...

2012-06-25 08:21:42.970164+00 by meuon 4 comments

While doing some system conversion, I set an expiry date to "2100-01-01" and suddenly flashed to a zombie movie scene where they dug me up from the grave in the year 2099 asking: How do we change the __________ expiry date?

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#Comment Re: made: 2012-06-25 15:57:32.571135+00 by: Dan Lyke

Expecting it. Convenience overrides correctness quite often.

#Comment Re: made: 2012-06-25 20:06:47.349591+00 by: Dan Lyke

And, adding: I expect that in 88 years lifespans of over 100 will be even more common than they are now, making many of the assumption/heuristics-based hacks that enabled us to get past Y2K that much harder to implement.

#Comment Re: made: 2012-06-26 02:29:57.188452+00 by: TheSHAD0W

Related: http://infiniteundo.com/post/2...s-programmers-believe-about-time

#Comment Re: made: 2012-07-01 18:09:22.672789+00 by: TheSHAD0W