Why not find out what the people working with the 30-year Treasury note are planning to do in 2008? There were Y2K-compliant mainframes in the year 1970 - all of them that had to work with the 30-year T-Bill. I can't imagine that there isn't known solution to this. (Inline::Java anyone?)
in reply to 2038 bug
We are the carpenters and bricklayers of the Information Age.
Don't go borrowing trouble. For programmers, this means Worry only about what you need to implement.
Please remember that I'm crufty and crochety. All opinions are purely mine and all code is untested, unless otherwise specified.