UBASIC – Millennium Bug Fixed – At Last

UBASIC is a marvellous BASIC-like system using high-precision arithmetic, written by Prof. Yuji Kida of Japan.

However, the date function produces CCYY for the year where CC is the century but YY is the 2-digit year with a leading blank!

For example, in 2009 we saw:

Words for long variables 540 (Words for internal calculation 540)
Free text area = 39655 bytes
print date
20 9/12/30/ 9:22:08

But finally, in 2010, it is now fixed:

print date
2010/ 1/25/ 0:19:55

And it only took 10 years! šŸ™‚

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