[tz] Big tech warns of 'Japan's millennium bug' ahead of Akihito's abdication
scs+tz at eskimo.com
Fri Jul 27 15:32:43 UTC 2018
> "Big tech warns of 'Japan's millennium bug' ahead of Akihito's abdication"
Fascinating. From the article:
| Unicode [can't] set the standard for that new character [...] until
| it knows what it's called, and it won't know that until late February
| at best. Unfortunately, version 12 of Unicode is due to come out
| in early March...
Sounds like the problems encountered by some other people I know,
trying madly to release their updates in time for the results of
last-minute time-related political decisions... :-)
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