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  • noun computing Abbreviation of year 10000.
  • noun computing, by extension Y10K bug

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  • This does not prove whether your computer is Y10K compliant or not.

    Boing Boing: June 26, 2005 - July 2, 2005 Archives

  • References to any year 10,000 or Y10K problem cannot at face value be taken to be serious or in jest as there are both legitimate reasons to plan for far in the future dates as well as a number of humorous references.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • The year 10,000 problem or Y10K is the collective name for all potential software bugs that may emerge as the need to express years with five digits arises.

    Year 10,000 problem

  • References to any year 10,000 or Y10K problem cannot at face value be taken to be serious or in jest as there are both legitimate reasons to plan for far in the future dates as well as a number of humorous references.

    Year 10,000 problem

  • The year 10,000 problem or Y10K is the collective name for all potential software bugs that may emerge as the need to express years with five digits arises.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • Reader Michael Hohl figured out this wonderful way to make your computer Y10K compliant.

    Boing Boing: June 26, 2005 - July 2, 2005 Archives

  • CERF: You know, I used to think we were going to get people angry at us for the Y10K problem, right, when they'll say, "why didn't those jerks 8,000 years ago fix it with an extra fifth digit?"

    Millennium Evening Transcript Informatics Meets Genomics

  • I mean, we’re still using 4-digit dates today — I’m just glad I won’t be around for the Y10K bug.

    9 Things I Don’t Miss About the 90s

  • It's Y10K - those 5 digit years are going to be a bear. "

    The Security Catalyst

  • It's Y10K - those 5 digit years are going to be a bear. "

    Comments for The Security Catalyst

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