Re: Petroleum and Y2K

Rodent of Unusual Size (Ken.Coar@Golux.Com)
Fri, 08 Oct 1999 13:20:15 -0400

Chris Olds wrote:
> The question that came up for me as I read this page is this:
> Why does an embedded controller care what day it is?

It may not care at all. However, it might use a stock chip
for interval timing, and if the chip has a problem with the
rollover the issue could percolate -- such as ending up with
a negative interval.

#ken    P-)}

Ken Coar <http://Web.Golux.Com/coar/> Apache Software Foundation <> "Apache Server for Dummies" <http://ASFD.MeepZor.Com/>