• Subject: Re: Looking for ammo
  • From: Glenn Ericson <Glenn-Ericson@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 19 Dec 1997 10:48:02 -0500

At 02:46 PM 12/19/97 +0000, you wrote:
>        My boss feels the year 2000 thing is nothing but hype.  He feels it
>is nothing more than an issue of a two character field becoming a four
>character field.  I would like to hear from you all some details, examples,
>etc... of just how complex and serious this issue is.
>
>        P.S. - the "boss" happens to be my dad so do not rag on him too much!
>
>        Thanks,
>
>        Lance Van Winter
>
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Midrange-L reply to Lance:

Then there is:
 math and comparisons 
 differing space to
         display
         print 
         store
         access

And you & staff  have to locate all of this
Fix it some way on  time ( whatever that might be)
Test it too
then deal  with outside MIS  and the outside your company issues

Research it -
 present it in  his terms, like a patient paper, in business terms. 
 Risks,Costs, efforts, returns He should understand that.



Happy Holidays

Glenn
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