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What does YYYY stand for?

YYYY stands for Four-Digit Year (as in MM/DD/YYYY; e.g. 01/01/2000)

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Aziz Inan, a professor of electrical engineering at the University of Portland, argues that last Tuesday "was a one-of-a-kind palindrome date with respect to all palindrome dates contained in all four-digit years.
Now subtract the four-digit year that you were born.
Medic has defined Year 2000 Compatible as meaning that +MEDIC(R) PM has been programmed to (i) completely and accurately address, present, produce, store and calculate data involving dates from, into and between the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, which includes the years 1999 and 2000 and any leap year calculations, and not produce abnormally ending or incorrect results involving such dates as used in any forward or regression date based function; and (ii) support both two- and four-digit years to be displayed where appropriate and perform calculations which involve a four-digit year field.