the Italian government just established it's y2k committee... : 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 (, 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 *Sigh*

-- Diane J. Squire (, January 15, 1999.

This sounds like a job for Maria and Deano.

-- Nikoli Krushev (, January 15, 1999.

does this mean we can all buy Ferarris in December and not have to pay for them?

-- flash gordon (, 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 (, January 15, 1999.

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