Tiny Millennium Bug Bite on 1st Working Day

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Robin Guenier, the chairman of the United
Kingdom's Taskforce 2000, the independent
millennium bug watchdog, told the Financial
Times the worst was yet to come.

Only a small percentage of problems were
expected to emerge as the year date changed.
``We think around 65 percent of the problems
are yet to surface,'' Guenier said.

Andy Kyte at the Gartner Group consulting firm
said there was evidence of a software foul-up
affecting some multinational corporations whose
computers are synchronized using time signals.

``It appears that there are problems with
software, which is causing quite a bit of a
headache,'' he said.

Analysts said governments and companies may well
keep quiet about any problems.

Yahoo! News

-- spider (spider0@usa.net), January 03, 2000


Thanks, spider!

-- Jim Young (jyoung@famvid.com), January 03, 2000.


-- JoseMiami (caris@prodigy.net), January 03, 2000.

Remember...some 'bug bites' are small and hardly noticeable....like the brown recluse spider-but they fester under the skin...eating away at the tissues below. After a period of weeks/months even years-they suddenly erupt into lesions causing sloughing off of tissue and nasty, open wounds and possible loss of extremity and severe pain.

-- Satanta (EventHoriz@n.com), January 03, 2000.

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