Wordperfect 2.21a for the Apple IIgs Updated

For nearly 20 years, Wordperfect 2.21a for the Apple II gs did not support the year 2000 and beyond. That is no longer the case. Thanks to some skillful hacking by Brutal Deluxe’s Antoine Vignau, Wordperfect now has full Y2K compliant date support.

For nearly 20 years, Wordperfect 2.21a for the Apple II gs did not support the year 2000 and beyond. That is no longer the case. Thanks to some skillful hacking by Brutal Deluxe’s Antoine Vignau, Wordperfect now has full Y2K compliant date support.

Wordperfect for the Apple IIgs has been public domain since 1997 according to posts in the CSA2.

The fix in the new Version 2.21b involves performing a year check prior to doing anything, displaying the proper century and then the correct year. The old version would just place a 19 in the century placement and jump to the display routine.

Screenshot with version 2.21a and the date bug
The updated version 2.21b with the date bug fixed

You can download the disk images for Wordperfect 2.21b in both .2mg format as well as .PO from the links below:

Wordperfect 2.21b

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