More on Y2K "glitches"....
Alex P. Rudnev
alex at virgin.relcom.eu.net
Thu Dec 30 07:38:35 UTC 1999
I know at least the bill from one (honored) bank where it is written:
annual percentage rate 290.79%
Billings, sir -:).
On 29 Dec 1999, Sean Donelan wrote:
> Date: 29 Dec 1999 13:16:36 -0800
> From: Sean Donelan <sean at donelan.com>
> To: ferguson at cisco.com
> Cc: vern at ee.lbl.gov, nanog at merit.edu
> Subject: Re: More on Y2K "glitches"....
> On Wed, 29 December 1999, Paul Ferguson wrote:
> > At 11:48 AM 12/29/1999 -0800, Vern Paxson wrote:
> > > > http://www.wired.com/news/technology/0,1282,33324,00.html
> > >
> > >Hmmmm, a pretty misleading article. The headline is "The Glitches Start
> > >Marching In", but it reports exactly one glitch, the one we already heard
> > >about, and then has a nine-bullet list that the headline makes you think
> > >will be additional glitches, but in fact is a list of precautionary
> > >measures various people have taken.
> > True. :-)
> Ask and ye shall receive. Wired has changed the headline on the front
> page to read "Trying to Avoid the Glitches" although the headline on the
> article page is unchanged.
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