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Category: 

Noncompliant_Chips

Date: 

1998-02-11 12:31:34

Subject: 

Three Myths About Embedded Chips

  Link:

http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/roleigh_martin/news9802.htm

Comment: 

Roleigh Martin lists three myths about embedded chips and y2k compliance. All three are being ignored by the state of Minnesota in its quest for compliance.

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(a) vendor statements about embedded systems Year 2000 compliance are substantially reliable and relevant to an end-user (an assumption documented many times to be false);

(b) all copies of an identical device model will behave the same as they roll-over of the century (that is, the false assumption that 'type testing' is always valid);

(c) stand-alone equipment Year 2000 compliance statements answers the question whether such equipment embedded in a network or complex of instruments will handle the roll-over of the century (that is, the false assumption that component compliance always equals implementation compliance).

Link: 

http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/roleigh_martin/news9802.htm

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