Why not long century? Or even long millenia?
The reason 99th century is our limit since that limits things to the year
9899.. But what about events in the year 9900? Or beyond?
The folks at http://longnow.org/ I'm sure would want them!
(they want 5 digits for year afterall)
How shall we describe when the DC comics story
is being told?
And we have:
On Tue, 20 Oct 2015 12:54:37 -0400, Denenberg, Ray wrote
> Long Century. On the issue of representing a century of more than two
digits, I suggest that this would be uncommon enough that it could be
relegated to level 1 or level 2, using [UTF-8?]“Y” with interval for
level 1, or the exponential form, for level 2.
Edward C. Zimmermann, NONMONOTONIC LAB