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Re: More on Y2K "glitches"....
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 <email@example.com> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > Cc: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org > 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/