Re: Year 2k
Mon, 30 Mar 1998 03:30:24 -0800 (PST)

Harvey Newstrom [] wrote:
>My credit cards and drivers license do not yet have the ability to issue
>cards beyond the year 2000. Both keep giving me cards that expire

However, those on Usenet who have tested credit cards which expire in the
year 2000 have reported that the majority of retailers' swipe machines do
work correctly. Only a small fraction haven't yet upgraded their software
(at least in the US); they'll do so pretty quickly when cards stop working.