Re: millenial madness

Zeb Haradon (
Thu, 9 Dec 1999 17:35:12 -0800

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From: Kathryn Aegis <> To: <> 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.

Zeb Haradon
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