the Italian government just established it's y2k committee...greenspun.com : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread
my nomination for y2k understatement of the week:
``I'm afraid we're starting this a little late,'' a chastened Cabinet undersecretary Franco Bassanini told a news conference to launch the Committee for the Year 2000.
*sigh* Arlin [who almost titled this one 'Italy is toast'...]
-- Arlin H. Adams (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 15, 1999
"``We have 11 months to put Italy in shape and ensure the date change doesn't have negative effects,'' Bassanini said. ''We're not starting from zero although it would appear we have a long way to go.''
Well, maybe they don't have so many embedded chips as the U.S.
-- Diane J. Squire (email@example.com), January 15, 1999.
This sounds like a job for Maria and Deano.
-- Nikoli Krushev (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 15, 1999.
does this mean we can all buy Ferarris in December and not have to pay for them?
-- flash gordon (email@example.com), January 15, 1999.
"This sounds like a job for Maria and Deano."
Don't be cruel to the Italians. That's why Maria and Deano are over here.
-- Andy (2000EOD@prodigy.net), January 15, 1999.