Y2K spending hits $3 trillion worldwidegreenspun.com : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread
"Continues to grow rapidly". Pretty soon, we'll be talking about serious money.
-- regular (firstname.lastname@example.org), May 11, 1999
And if you believe that, I'm selling choice Florida real estate.
Reuters is publishing a claim by someone. They're famous for that. After all, it was Reuters who published -- unchallenged -- the claim that "15,000,000" computers would be hit by Michelangelo back during that scare. The actual figure was about .001% that.
-- Stephen M. Poole, CET (email@example.com), May 12, 1999.
More off topic distractions from Mr. Poole. What is your estimate of Y2K repair costs, and Y2K legal costs, Mr. Poole? Can you give us a answer, without distractions, Mr. Poole? <:)=
-- Sysman (firstname.lastname@example.org), May 12, 1999.
Apple Says Costs Increased To Address Y2K
-- Duh (email@example.com), May 12, 1999.
"After all, it was poole who published -- unchallenged -- the claim that .001 people would be killed after heeding his web site. The actual figure was about 15,000,000."
Sleep well, poole.
-- Andy (2000EOD@prodigy.net), May 12, 1999.