Letter: Bug foreseen

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The Independent Online
IN VIEW of Tony Blair's latest initiative to defuse the imminent "technical time bomb" in our computers, isn't it time the public were alerted to a far greater threat?

I refer to the software fault which, with exquisite and correct logic, is going to hold back from its fin-de-siecle crashing of the world's computers until 31 December 2000. It is, of course, the Pedantic Millennium Bug.

MICHAEL DINES

London SW13

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