Japanese Internet Engineers speculate as to Y2K Breakdowns

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Problems were identified in servers that use and rely on Internet protocols like HTTP and FTP as well as computers that require access to worldwide DNSs. Under certain scenarios e-mail and news group articles could be discarded, e-mail could build up on a mail server and be delayed and IP addresses may not be found. Also older operating systems on routers may have Y2K problems and certain sites may become congested.

-- lisa (lisa@work.now), November 29, 1999


...and the plot thickens


-- TA (sea_spur@yahoo.com), November 29, 1999.

--oh well, wasn't counting on the net anyway. they'll probably be some small cb and 2 meter "webs" around here, that'll have to do, I guess...... by the way, wasn't that one of the most annoying and slow websites ever? gave my eyes the willies bad.

-- zog (zzoggy@yahoo.com), November 29, 1999.

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