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I just watched a KAKE 51 news broadcast for Wichita, Kansas. They just covered a story about Sedgwick County issuing Court Summons' dated 1900. They showed the discrepant summons on camera and sure enough... Well DGI's ? One more bug byte to prove an ounce of caution just might be prudence and NOT paranoia !

If you want verification, call information for the 316 area code and get ask for the number for KAKE TV in Wichita, Kansas. Ask a few questions and see what ya get. Don't take my word for it.

-- Rob (, November 29, 1999


15 Federal workdays left!! 32 real days left also...

Let's Get It On!!

-- K. Stevens (kstevens@ it's ALL going away in, November 29, 1999.

You can also check out the KAKE TV website at

-- Sheri (, November 29, 1999.

Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA-- As many as 500 people got notices telling them to show up for jury duty in 1900 -- an error caused by the so-called Y2K bug in city court computers.

"Yes, after all the work that was done to avoid this, it happened," city Jury Commissioner Michael J. McAllister said. "Well, it was only one run of mailings, and we've taken care of it. It shouldn't happen again."

About 400 to 500 people got the erroneous mailings, he said.

McAllister said the problem only involved those who had been granted postponements of their jury duty; the notices were for a second call.

But Charles McLaughlin of the city's Port Richmond section, who got his summons Friday, said he had never asked for a postponement.

"I told my wife, 'I've got jury duty, but I can't go. I've already missed it.' Then I told her it was for the year 1900," he said.

Brian Anderson, who is in charge of the city's computer systems, could not be reached for comment.

Computer experts around the world have been warning for months about the Y2K bug, a technological glitch that can cause computer systems to mistake the year 2000 for 1900.

-- Sysman (, November 29, 1999.

Sorry, forgot the Link to the above story here, dated 11/27 <:)=

-- Sysman (, November 29, 1999.

No matter what stupid excuse they come up with, it just goes to show that "they" didn't think of everything....there are many holes in the remediation process, and the whole testing/fixing process is subject to human error.

-- C. Hill (, November 29, 1999.

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