Year 2000

Product Compliance

In order to verify Year 2000 compliance, B & C Solution has tested its products against the following rules. B & C Solution believes that these rules conform to the rules set out in "BSI DISC PD2000-1 A Definition of Year 2000 Conformity Requirements"

  1. Products must cater for dates up to and beyond 31DEC1999, with proper indication of the century.
  2. Production products must run correctly if executing at the moment when the century changes to 2000 and beyond.
  3. Products that use dates must function correctly beyond 31DEC1999 and handle leap year calculations correctly, including correct indication of the century where used. Specifically 2000 must be recognised as a leap year.
  4. Any file created by products up to and including 31DEC1999 must be correctly accessible after 31DEC1999.
  5. Products must be able to be setup and updated after 31DEC1999.

Results of Product Tests:
The products listed below have been tested for year 2000 compliance in accordance with the above rules . Testing applies to the version identified below and all subsequent versions generally released by B & C Solution. No other products have been tested.

Table updated November, 1998

Product Description

Compliant version

Additional information

GCOS-8 COBOL Workbench 16 bit 1.2.68 Based on Micro Focus Workbench 16 bit v3.4. Please check Micro Focus Year 2000 Compliance for additional information.
GCOS-8 Run-time Workbench 16 bit 1.2.68 Based on Micro Focus Workbench 16 bit v3.4. Please check Micro Focus Year 2000 Compliance for additional information.
GCOS-8 COBOL Workbench 32 bit 1.4.18 Based on Micro Focus Workbench 32 bit v4.0. Please check Micro Focus Year 2000 Compliance for additional information.
GCOS-8 Run-time Workbench 32 bit 1.4.18 Based on Micro Focus Workbench 32 bit v4.0. Please check Micro Focus Year 2000 Compliance for additional information.
GCOS-8 Re-hosting Workbench 1.1.0 Based on Micro Focus Workbench 32 bit v4.0. Please check Micro Focus Year 2000 Compliance for additional information.
GCOS-8 Source Text Librarian SSTLIB 2.0E No Y2K explicit dependencies.
GCOS-8 TP8 Librarian SLFLIB 2.2C
GCOS-8 Display Management System DIMS8 3.2
GCOS-8 Distributed Print System DISPATCH8 3.1 No Y2K explicit dependencies.
GCOS-8 Mail System TELEX 8 3.1 No Y2K explicit dependencies.
GCOS-8 Fullscreen Editor ACES 2.0 No Y2K explicit dependencies.
CrossePAC for GCOS-8 1.35 No Y2K explicit dependencies.
GCOS-8 Host Distribution 1.0
GCOS-8 Mainframe Express 1.0

 


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