Re: [NTLK] 2010 fix

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Date: Mon Sep 08 2008 - 19:02:23 EDT


This topic came up just last week, and Brett Feinblatt kindly provided
a link:

> Here's a link to the original site, which is still up.

This fix is marked "alpha" and comes with all kinds of warnings, but
several people have tested it as extensively as they are able and it
seems quite effective. It lets the newton use real dates for another
couple of centuries.

Please see the thread "Our newts die in 2010?" beginning 2 September
for the most recent of the many discussions of this subject...

On Mon, 8 Sep 2008 08:14:10 -0700, Bob Carls Dudney wrote:
> I searched archive a bit and didn't see this fix, so apologies if
> mentioned before:
> Unless somebody figures out how to patch the ROM so system's base
> date becomes 2004 or 1994 or so:
> On or before 31Dec09, set current date and time to on or before 31
> Dec 1909, then learn to ignore the 19 in front of the year, and that
> day of week is one day ahead* (too bad 1900 wasn't a leap year).

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