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Re: y2k bug in New Date, cannot set date back to 9

Posted By: Mathias Winkler <>
Date: Jan-1-2000 1:53 p.m.

In Response To: y2k bug in New Date, cannot set date back to 99 (Mike Gaber)

> I use Win 98 Second Edition.
> I just found a y2k bug in X-Tree Gold. After I updated a Lotus file from
> 12/26/99 on 1/1/00 it now had the new date of 1/1/00.
> This was all fine and dandy and since I sort by Date Decending. It did as
> I hoped and sorted the file by it's date to the top of the list.

> However!!! when I went into New Date and changed the date back to
> 12/26/99, it seemed to take, but when I went to re-Log (via Directory, or quit X-Tree Gold and re-entered X-Tree Gold the date was
> still 1/1/00.
> What seems to be the problem is that you cannot go back to 1999 once a
> file has been changed to 00 if you want to re-date a file.

Hm, I could not reproduce the problem either,
neither with XTG 3.01 under Win98 or DR-DOS 7.02,
nor with any other XTG version;
which one do you use ?

> This same problem exists on Z-Tree, however I have already e-mailed Kim
> Henkle, about the problem, and I have no doubt he will have a fix for this
> problem possibly within days.

Hm, again, 1.46d seems to work, did not have this problem, too..

Regards
Mathias

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