Re: anyone else have anything blow up from 2013?

From: joel garry <>
Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2013 09:06:21 -0800 (PST)
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On Jan 15, 8:42 am, Kay Kanekowski <> wrote:
> Hi John,
> years ago we develop a programm that mirrors our old legacy system from
> IMS to oracle. In 1999 we have to convert all date fields from 6 to 8
> digits. But the dates are implement as a number field. And the content
> isn't consistent, not even today. And we mirror this pic(8) field into a
> number(8) field in oracle. So the sql*loader can read them all.
> But it reads them all, so we have persons in our databases that have
> been born in the 6th or 7th century ;-) But it works.
> I look forward to our SAP project that started in 2001 to make the IMS
> obsolet.

lol! I'll have to remember this next time someone suggests SAP.


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