2000 problem (also known as the Y2K problem, the millennium bug, the Y2K bug,
or simply Y2K) was a notable computer bug resulting from the practice in early
computer program design of representing the year with two digits.
some date-related processing to operate incorrectly for dates and times on and
after January 1, 2000 and on other critical dates which were billed “event
corrective action, long-working systems would break down when the “…97, 98,
99…” ascending numbering assumption suddenly became invalid. Companies and
organizations world-wide checked, fixed, and upgraded their computer systems.
following are documents pertaining to this topic.
All documents to
the year 2000 crisis from the NSA – This request yielded an $8,000 charge
for documents relating to Y2K.
Report of the Defense
Science Board Task Force on Year 2000, April 1998 [72 Pages, 1.5MB]