An Agile trap for the unwary « Alec the Geek
Some of us may remember the Y2K bug
Some of us actually introduced our own Y2K bug :-(. In about 1984 I was working in Jordan on an ATM system implementation. The customer has some very specific requirements with regard to keeping transaction records on the card magnetic strip. As you you can imagine there is very constrained space on the back of a bank card for information storage, so we stored the date of the last transaction as DDDYY (BCD storage for those that can remember back that far). I did point our that come the end of the century then I code would fall in a nasty heap, but was laughed at for being so niave as to think it would last that long. I often wondered what happened...

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