> From: Richard L. Walker <email@example.com> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: Re: The Millenium! > Date: Monday, April 27, 1998 11:47 PM > > I like to think of the computer problems being associated with the > K2 (or year 2000) situation where the computer clocks cause much > weeping and gnashing of teeth. The Millennium can be for the > celebrations. In reality, both will probably occur over the > entire two year -- k2 plus Millennium -- (or longer) period. It > should be an interesting time to say the least.
Just wanted to mention, in medical equipment circles at least (my
profession, repairing medical equipment), it's called " Y2K "... and,
interesting is an understatement. :-)
> I warned folks about > it in the 1970s and was told, "I'm not going to worry about it > because I'll be retired by then." And they didn't --and they are.
Unless I win a lottery, I won't be able to retire for at least another 20