The Four Hundred, May 25, 2022 – – #PU22 Brings #IBMi Base Back Together in the Big Easy; New Nav for i Brings New Stuff to You; Why Infor’s IDF Is Important for Customer Innovation; Four Hundred Monitor; IBM i #PTF Guide

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IBM i PTF Guide, Volume 24, Number 21

Not to give you any work to do, but I am going to give you some work to do. There is a new service pack for system firmware level MH1010, and this service pack, which you can read about here, addresses a HIPER issue. Next, compression with the ZLIB algorithm with Geographic Mirroring synchronization is coming soon! You can find out more about it at this link. And finally, check out the infrastructure changes that are coming to IBM Electronic Fix Distribution / IBM Fix Central system, which might necessitate customer firewall and proxy setting changes, which you

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Start testing the new date rule

Since the beginning of time on OS/400, the beloved ancestor of IBM i, six long dates have always used the “1940 rule” to determine the century.

If Year >= 40 then Century = 19
If Year < 40 then Century = 20

2039 is not that far in the future, only 17 years away, IBM has developed a replacement rule, “1970 rule”.

If Year >= 70 then Century = 19
If Year < 70 then Century = 20

As part of the IBM i 7.5 announcement IBM has said that the new rule will be implemented in a future release or Technology Refresh.

IBM is giving a foretaste of the new rule in 7.5. I used the word “foretaste” as the “1940 rule” has not been replaced, but the new rule can be implemented on top of it, if you so desire. The rule can either be applied to your entire system, which I do NOT recommend, or it can be implemented just to the current job.

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