9 thoughts on “The Y2K Bug”

  1. I assume this is Fake News, because I remember that Pres. Obama was going to go over government programs with “a laser-like focus”. He wouldn’t have missed this one, surely?

    1. Obama was going to go over government programs with “a laser-like focus”.

      Well, he did if you count the deliberate acts of packing agencies with activists, increasing regulations, and decreasing accountability.

    1. But but but… if they stop work on the Y2k bug, won’t that leave us vulnerable to the Y3k bug hitting all pre-Windows-98 versions of windows on Jan 1st, 3000?

  2. Really Rand?
    It didn’t exist?
    Strange that I tested and repaired so much code that exhibited the issue.
    Maybe I should have done something else in ’98 -’99 and let the problem occur so you could have had the proof you needed.

      1. 🙂
        No
        I’m surprised that any one is even thinking about it 17+ years later. At least Trump is accomplishing something by ending it. How sad that Bush, Clinton, Bush, and Obama all let it go on.
        Where are the whistle blowers when you really need one.

        1. It would be amusing to take one of my unused computers, load it with a modern version of Windows, reset the clock to Dec 31, 1999 23:45 via the BIOS and see what happens after 15 minutes. I wonder if just booting into 1999 would be enough to ….

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