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Bug bites early

Bug bites early

作者:达跹芳  时间:2019-03-08 09:11:02  人气:

The world may already have felt the first tremors of computing’s millennium bug. In Singapore, 300 taxis were disabled on 1 January when their meters went blank, while in Sweden an automated payment system and a computer at Gothenburg airport that issues passports failed. The problems are being blamed on confusion caused by the use of the digits “99” in many programs to mark the end of a computing run,