[ExI] y2k bug

BillK pharos at gmail.com
Fri Jul 11 15:14:32 UTC 2014

On Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 3:03 PM, spike wrote:
> All the yakkity yak we heard in 1999 about the Y2K bug and how it was going
> to kill us all turned out to be quite the bust.

Depends who you ask. It gave computer consultants a few years of
frantic (well-paid) business, checking and fixing every software
program in companies' libraries.

> Now 14 years later, we at least get something:
> http://www.foxnews.com/us/2014/07/11/were-really-sorry-us-sends-14000-draft-notices-to-men-born-in-1800s/

That was a manual error by a clerk. Not a software bug.


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