The approach of the year 2000 has caused concern about the functionality of software for both users and developers around the world, and Niakwa shares these concerns. This Year 2000 Readiness Statement has been prepared to provide the information required for Niakwa customers to be properly prepared for the coming of the new millennium.
If you would like information regarding the Year 2000 Readiness of a particular Gold Key, please complete theYear 2000 Survey.Language Functionality
The subset of logic that deals with date and date mathematics within the Niakwa Programming Language is limited to the following functions:
The product matrix on the following page defines to what extent each NPL product is Year 2000 Ready. A Niakwa product that is listed as Year 2000 Ready will not encounter problems related to the impending millennium change, provided it is used in accordance with its documentation and the guidelines and recommendations contained therein.
An NPL product is Year 2000 Ready if it meets the following criteria :
What to do if your Niakwa product is Partially Year 2000 Ready
If your Niakwa product is Partially Year 2000 Ready, it is still possible that the developer of your application software may have prepared for the coming millenium. Contact your application software developer for further information.
What to do if your Niakwa product is Not Year 2000 Ready
In most cases, if your Niakwa product is Not Year 2000 Ready, the simplest solution will be to contact your Authorized Niakwa Representative to obtain an upgrade to a Year 2000 Ready version. Contact your Representative for details.
What to do if your Niakwa product is Not Tested
If your Niakwa product is Not Tested, it should be considered Not Year 2000 Ready. Niakwa also does not plan to test these products for Year 2000 Readiness.
The Niakwa Programming Language, like any language, is a programming tool intended for use by application developers. It is possible for a developer to create an NPL based application that is not Year 2000 Ready, through no fault of the programming language itself. Niakwa provides the following tools to application developers to assist them in assuring that applications created in NPL are Year 2000 ready.
These tools can also be used by developers to bring older NPL applications into Year 2000 Readiness.
Niakwa's Readiness Statement applies only to Niakwa products as delivered by Niakwa. The Statement does not extend to third party programs, modifications, or configurations written in or interfacing with Niakwa products. In no way does the Statement imply or express a warranty or an extension of existing warranties described in the Niakwa Software License Agreement and Warranty. The Statement is for informational purposes only.