Guard ro be readied to squash 2000 buggreenspun.com : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread
This article appeared on the front page of the Seattle-Post Intellegencer this morning.. Several parts from the article below.
As part of an overall state government initiative orrdered last month by Gov. Gary Locke to ensure essential services aren't disrupted by computer breaksowns when the calender hits 2000, about 3000 army Guardsmen will be on duty across the state Dec. 31 and Jan. 1 said Maj. Gen. Gregory Barlow, the Washington state adjutant general.
Would put up a URL but the PI does not archive news articles in on going dispute with the Seattle Times who owns the PI.
Martin in WA
-- Martin Thompson (Martin@aol.com), January 06, 1999
The "Guardsmen" will, no doubt, be replacing affected embedded systems & cranking out remediated source code.
Thank goodness for the governor's foresight!!
-- Charles R. (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 06, 1999.