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Re: IDL date-time routine complaint

Mark Hadfield (m.hadfield@niwa.cri.nz) writes:

> I am gobsmacked by the cumulative stupidity of the whole business. I don't
> know whether to get angrier at the programmer who wrote non-Y2K compliant
> code in 1997 or the product manager who decided to desert the users in 1999.

Amen to this. Perhaps RSI will redeem themselves by
putting something sensible in the IDL 5.3 release, which
I hear is set to beta shortly. I'd make sure you get
a copy, Mark. It is the most effective way to get your
feedback heard.


David Fanning, Ph.D.
Fanning Software Consulting
Phone: 970-221-0438 E-Mail: davidf@dfanning.com
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