Actually, don't some TenTec rigs have clocks that show the date and are
actually microprocessor controlled? What about the Delta II?
For those who think Y2K is a scam, I guarantee some disruption of the
economy in a year and a half. In my company, we cannot take an order due
for deliver in 2000. Our 10 year old ERP package can't handle it. We have
grown by 100% over the last 4 years, and needed to replace the overworked
and outdated system, but Y2K added urgency. So, a project with a few
million dollar price tag went forward now rather than later.
How many of you knew that the majority of ATM machines ran OS/2 1.3 as their
operating system? None of those are Y2K compliant. Most are either getting
replaced or getting new software and reprogrammed. Do you know what *that*
Anyone in a business that still has something programmed for Microsoft
Access 2.0? I am! In less than 14 months it will think it's the year 100.
We have to upgrade to Access '97, which is not backwards compatible. Guess
what? Reprogramming costs.
It is not a scam at all. I'm an IS professional, and I know.
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