Did you find any Y2K bugs during your daily activities yet?

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Did you find any Y2K bugs during your daily activities yet?

(As asked in that there Weblog just like yesterday!)

-- David M. Chess (chess@theogeny.com), January 04, 2000


I've run into one very obscure one; an ftp server that gives the year as "19100" in certain contexts. See


for the gory details. Nothing has actually impacted my Real Life to speak of, other than having to buy odd kinds of milk at the grocery on Sunday (hoarding probably doesn't count as a "bug", exactly!). memepool has a bunch of screenshots of amusingly misdisplayed years on various Websites, but that's just cosmetic. My ATM card works, so I'm OK. (Now we get to decide what to do with this cash we'd squirreled away just in case; what fun!)

-- David M. Chess (chess@theogeny.com), January 04, 2000.

Yup - I sent e-mail to a friend today and got the following reply from them:

"Interestingly, your email seems to be my first sign of Y2K. All my other incoming mail shows up as usual in my mail reader. In my list of messages, your date is 12/31/69. Then in the "To:" of the header, Tue, 4 Jan 100."

Not sure what caused that.....

-- Amanda Holland-Minkley (amh@io.com), January 04, 2000.

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