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Leap year: The next Y2K?

Some in the IT industry warn that Feb. 29 may cause problems for computers that don't recognize 2000 as a leap year, but others consider this an attempt to keep the Y2K issue alive.

 

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Some in the IT industry warn that Feb. 29 may cause problems for computers that don't recognize 2000 as a leap year, but many in the IT community consider this an attempt to keep the Y2K issue alive.

 


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