The Y2K glitches start being reported

Paul Ferguson ferguson at
Thu Dec 30 12:51:07 UTC 1999

At 11:31 AM 12/30/1999 +0000, Neil J. McRae wrote:

>Judging by the interview on the news last night they basically
>said that it was a date issue but not one pertaining to the
>Year2000 issues, and that the same bug could have happened
>1998 -> 1999 roll over.

Although not exactly "network" related, another issue which
is not directly related to Y2K, but potentially troublesome
for some users nonetheless, is the fact that older versions
of browsers contain some digital certificates which expire at
the end of 1999, introducing potential problems with conducting
electronic commerce transactions beginning Jan. 1.,4153,1018428,00.html

- paul

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