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Category: 

Shipping_and_Transportation

Date: 

1998-06-03 11:02:09

Subject: 

Boeing Warns Its Suppliers: Deliver Compliant Products

  Link:

http://www.boeing.com/companyoffices/doingbiz/tcmdhs/sect979a.htm

Comment: 

Boeing warns its suppliers: deliver compliant products.

Other than this, Boeing is publicly silent on y2k.

If I were Boeing, I would be, too.

Boeing is to noncompliant airliners what IBM is to mainframes: a big, big litigation target.

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POSP SECTION 1500 - SPECIFICATIONS AND PERFORMANCE

POSP #1500

SPECIAL PROVISION TEXT:

All hardware, software, or firmware in any products furnished under this contract shall either be Year 2000 compliant as delivered or, if noncompliant at the time, be upgraded to be Year 2000 compliant, at no additional cost to MDHS, by ______ (date.)

Year 2000 compliant means information technology that accurately processes date/time data (including, but not limited to, calculating, comparing, and sequencing) from, into, and between the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, and the years 1999 and 2000 and leap year calculations. Furthermore Year 2000 compliant information technology, shall accurately process date/time if the other information technology properly exchanges date/time with it.

Link: 

http://www.boeing.com/companyoffices/doingbiz/tcmdhs/sect979a.htm

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