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Re: Cannot schedule something for 2039?

From: Alan Schmitt
Subject: Re: Cannot schedule something for 2039?
Date: Mon, 07 Jun 2021 11:39:11 +0200

Hello Richard,

On 2021-06-07 11:17, Richard Lawrence <richard.lawrence@uni-tuebingen.de> 

> whoa, that's a weird behavior, but it seems not to be a bug. I learned
> something today!
> It looks like some Emacs implementations don't support dates after
> 2038-1-1, so Org doesn't let you specify them by default. See the
> variable `org-read-date-force-compatible-dates'. I think you want to set
> this variable to nil.

Thanks a lot for pointing to this variable, its docstring is quite

I’m trying the workaround suggested (using a diary sexp, i.e.,
"<%%(diary-date 2039 4 2)>" in my case), but I cannot test it (the
agenda for that date won’t build, at the date is outside the range). I
guess this will be fixed by then ;)



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