apparently "y2k22" is a legitimate type of bug cropping up all over the place because... people are storing dates in yyMMddHHmm format... as 32 bit integers.

yep, software was a mistake. lets start over and try again, folks.

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@iitalics ah yes

i love to store my dates as uhhhhh

digits

not bcd, actual decimal digits

in a 32bit *signed* integer

Lovely

at least with unsigned it would have survived until the 2040's

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