Confirmed Year 2000 bugs

Harvey Newstrom (
Tue, 05 May 1998 11:50:41 -0400

The Australian Sun-Herald reports that tests for the year 2000 bug have
found many flaws.

One flaw would have released all chemicals stores into the Coffs
Harbour's water supply because of data confusion thinking that all the
chemical doses were due immediately. The chemicals in the water would
have rendered the public municipalities tap water poisonous.

Another flaw caused their Reserve Bank's vaults to all open up and

Source: "Y2K Could Kill a Town," by Darren Goodsir and Martin Chulov,
*Sun-Herald*, Australia, 26 Apr 1998, p. 33.

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