From: Kathryn Aegis <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Thursday, December 09, 1999 7:59 AM Subject: Re: millenial madness
>In discussing phone access with a few programmers last night, one of them
>pointed out that the real problem is not going to be the actual phone line.
>Rather, the problem may be that everyone will give into the temptation
>to pick up the phone to see if there is a dial tone at 12:01 am on January
>1st, thereby overloading the circuits and knocking out the dial tones....
I've read about this too.. but everyone is not in the same time zone.. it
won't be 12:01 everywhere at the same time, everyone won't pick up their
phone at the same time.
But I guess even 1 out of 24 of 6 billion is still a lot of phones.