Age of contacts with birthdate <1970 always looks like they were born in 1970

Bug #145657 reported by Martijn vdS on 2007-09-27
4
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
evolution (Ubuntu)
Low
Ubuntu Desktop Bugs

Bug Description

Binary package hint: evolution

When I enter a birthdate for a contact, and that birthdate is before 1970, the age on the "Birthday calendar" will be wrong: it appears as if the contact has been born in 1970, instead of his/her real birth year (so it shows 37 for 2007, 38 for 2008, etc)

I have an amd64 system.

Martijn vdS (martijn) wrote :

I have confirmed this on two separate Ubuntu/Gutsy installations on 64-bit machines.

Changed in evolution:
status: New → Confirmed
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thanks for the bug report. This particular bug has already been reported, but feel free to report any other bugs you find.

Changed in evolution:
assignee: nobody → desktop-bugs
importance: Undecided → Low
status: Confirmed → Invalid
Martijn vdS (martijn) wrote :

I don't think this is a duplicate. I've forced the age to 1960 by using the "calendar dropdown" in the contact/edit panel, and it shows like '1960' in other places (most notably, the "contact details" page in Evolution (when you click on a contact and see his details in the bottom pane)

Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

I would say they are similar enough to not require several bugs, somebody working on the issue should look also at what described

Simon Hepburn (sth) wrote :

This is tracked upstream as a separate problem:

http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=300584

I was going to report the same bug. Where is it being tracked? Only upstream? Status?

Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

John it's a dup of bug 48679, you might take a look to it if you want to know the status.

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