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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 how many years ago was that superseded?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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[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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