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Re: OCCAM, JOYCE, SUPERPASCAL AND JAVA
> > We had a MEiKO installed in 1987 and it grew to 174 T800s by
> > 1989. It's been out of maintenance since 1991 but still keeps
> > on running. Sadly, I'm told the `millenium bug' will kill off
> > its SunOS (SPARC-hosted) operating system at the end of this
> > year and nobody will upgrade it to Solaris ... :-(
> This is (nearly) as bad as the "spokesmen" who claim that the millenium bug
> will make all lifts inoperable. How many programs that you run on the MEiKO
> care in the slightest what year it is?
> ...................................... Just winch the clock back a decade or
> two (and maybe age the filestores it sees to match?)... No?
That's a good idea ;-) ... I guess we wind the clock back then `touch' all
the files ...
Mind you, the MEiKO will probably still be running after another 20 years,
so someone will have to remember to do it again ...