Year 2000 Compliance
Geoida uses system-derived date values for the date and time of processing as printed in output file headers and job descriptions only. No date-reliant functions are otherwise used in any database functions or operations or during normal data processing.
Where dates are used, all system-derived year values are validated and any prior to 1950 are corrected to the following century (100 years added) on the assumption that these have been derived from 2-digit year values supplied by non-compliant hardware or operating system. Printed date formats (eg report headers) are hard-coded as 4-digit year values, and at no time does Geoida depend upon Windows settings for Short or Long date formats.
Geoida conforms to the Standards Australia definition of Year 2000 Compliance as expressed in the document SAA/SNZ MP77:1998 : A Definition of Year 2000 conformity requirements (Revised November 1998) in which the following rules of compliance are defined …
Standards Australia Y2K Industry Program
For complete details of SAA/SNZ MP77:1998, refer to SAA/SNZ MP77:1998 - A Definition of Year 2000 conformity requirements
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