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Re: remember the lesson of the sendsys bomb

  • From: Leonard, Jason M.
  • Date: Sat Jan 01 12:19:07 2000

Paul A Vixie wrote:

> the lesson of the sendsys is that after a 24 or 36 hour period of
> continuous wakefulness, sean and alan and the rest are going to have
> to SLEEP.  *that* will be the time when some perfectly normal event 
> like a route spew or heavy flap or genetic IOS defect will make itself >
known, and *that* will be the time when Y2K finally kicks us all in the >
head.  not because of the date change, but because everybody stayed 
> awake too long and upset their normal vigilence.

So far, caffeine seems Y2K compliant.  50 hours so far and I'm not the least
bit paranoid, though after the 30th pot or so I decided that Mylanta makes a
better creamer than skim milk.

*sound of door closing*



 Who figures he's good until at least the third or the fourth before
 the bugs start crawling all over him.

Operational content: Y2K+12h and all's well here at UUNET in Ohio.