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Frightening [Dec. 31st, 2004|10:59 am]
Peter Sheil
From an internal staff/job matching system, describing a support role they wish to fill :-

... Operating systems include:Windows 3.11, 95, 98, NT, 2000, XP.

3.11 !!!!! we support clients running that ... still ... how many years ago was that superseded? It's not even year 2000 complient for goodness sake!

*runs away to hide*
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From: bondage_becks
2005-01-01 03:34 pm (UTC)
some of the comps at work still have that shit on them
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[User Picture]From: petersheil
2005-01-01 05:50 pm (UTC)
Yes, that role is for a client in the same area of work as you. If you e-mail me I'll tell you where it is but I don't talk about work details in public posts.

Peace
peter
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[User Picture]From: motherwell
2005-01-03 01:38 pm (UTC)
How do the dates show up on Windows 3.11 PCs? Is it 19105 now, or just 1905?
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[User Picture]From: petersheil
2005-01-03 02:06 pm (UTC)
Oh gosh, now you're asking! I used to know the details 'cos we did a load of conversion work but I cannot remember them. I think a lot of the dates on files and things are OK but that trying to get batch command files to do stuff with dates goes wrong. Also the versions of office applications that run on Win 3.11 will have loads of problems.
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