Critical Dates : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread

Why did Ed Yourdon remove the critical date listing/countdown from his webpage?

-- (, April 22, 1999


Because I thought it had served its purpose: by now, almost everyone who has the slightest interest in the subject is well aware of how many days we have left. Don't worry: it's not a conspiracy. I haven't been abducted by aliens. I just got bored with the same layout day after day, and have decided to gradually start adding some new things...

-- Ed Yourdon (, April 22, 1999.

Does anyone have information on the number of critical dates that have passed and results....

-- (, April 22, 1999.

Let's call a spade a spade. The critical dates were removed because nothing material has happened on those dates. Ed Yourdon was wrong.

Leaving those dates up is a stain upon his credibility.

The solution: Make them disappear.

-- larryb (, April 22, 1999.

Here is a book review of something a little different for those of you who want a break from y2k reading.


-- The Book Critic (, April 22, 1999.

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