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   Re: Y2K and XML-DEV

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  • From: Per-Ake Ling <Per-Ake.Ling@uab.ericsson.se>
  • To: xml-dev@ic.ac.uk
  • Date: Thu, 2 Apr 1998 09:03:09 +0200

> From: Peter Murray-Rust <peter@ursus.demon.co.uk>
> Subject: Y2K and XML-DEV
> Residents of the UK will know that the PrimeMinister last week announced
> the recruitment of 20,000 people to solve the 'millennium bug' crisis in
> the UK. As I am sure all of you know this bug involves software which

In Sweden another solution was presented on the evening news yesterday.
There is a proposition from the goverment to change our calendar from
Gregorion to Julian (the one used in Russia in 1917), which would buy
two weeks of time. An executive of the swedish equivalent of the IRS was
very positive, and a couple of party-leaders were interviewed, stating
that it seems like a good idea and they support it, one of them also
stating that the possibility of using alternative calendars that give
even more leeway should be explored.

Per-Åke Ling	(note: Per-&Aring;ke, transliteration Per-Ake)
email:	Per-Ake.Ling@uab.ericsson.se	phone:  +46  8 727 5674
Ericsson Utvecklings AB			mobile: +46 70 790 2446
AXE Research and Development		fax:	+46  8 727 3463

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