Re: Y2K

Spike Jones (
Thu, 11 Feb 1999 22:23:17 -0800 wrote:

> 1. Government systems failure: A large fraction of these systems are not
> going to work, and they will not be able to just hire people to replace
> computers as others have suggested. If they were to admit defeat and
> switch back to a paper system now, that might work. But not on Jan 1st
> 2000....

mark, not on 1-1-2000 or any other time. i would argue that going back to paper is not an option now nor will it ever be again. we perform so many critical information moving tasks today that there isnt enough paper, delivery people or procedures to deal with massive computer failures. spike