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Re: More on Y2K "glitches"....

  • From: Alex P. Rudnev
  • Date: Thu Dec 30 02:49:05 1999

Hmm.

I know at least the bill from one (honored) bank where it is written:

annual percentage rate   290.79%


:-O

Billings, sir -:).


On 29 Dec 1999, Sean Donelan wrote:

> Date: 29 Dec 1999 13:16:36 -0800
> From: Sean Donelan <sean@donelan.com>
> To: ferguson@cisco.com
> Cc: vern@ee.lbl.gov, nanog@merit.edu
> Subject: Re: More on Y2K "glitches"....
> 
> 
> On Wed, 29 December 1999, Paul Ferguson wrote:
> > At 11:48 AM 12/29/1999 -0800, Vern Paxson wrote:
> > > >   http://www.wired.com/news/technology/0,1282,33324,00.html
> > >
> > >Hmmmm, a pretty misleading article.  The headline is "The Glitches Start
> > >Marching In", but it reports exactly one glitch, the one we already heard
> > >about, and then has a nine-bullet list that the headline makes you think
> > >will be additional glitches, but in fact is a list of precautionary
> > >measures various people have taken.
> > 
> > True. :-)
> 
> Ask and ye shall receive.  Wired has changed the headline on the front
> page to read "Trying to Avoid the Glitches" although the headline on the
> article page is unchanged.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 

Aleksei Roudnev,
(+1 415) 585-3489 /San Francisco CA/






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