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Re: [Tlf-devel] TLF bug report... 0.9.22-1

From: Joop Stakenborg
Subject: Re: [Tlf-devel] TLF bug report... 0.9.22-1
Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2005 10:15:01 +0200 (CEST)
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>> Maybe you should use 4 characters... 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, ...
> This is because tlf uses the standard TRlog format... It is not
> difficult to convert this into a 4-character format (I think Xlog does
> it...). Something like IF year > 50 then year += 1900 ELSE year += 2000

Some functions in the GNU C-library do this automatically, e.g. if you use

values in the range 69-99 refer to years in the twentieth century
(1969-1999);  values in the range 00-68 refer to years in the twenty-first
century (2000-2068).

Check the manual page...

Joop PG4I

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