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Some of it was profiteering, yes - but a lot was behind the scenes and wasn't.
I spent a lot of time, effort, (and money) in late 90's making sure that all the systems in company I had just joined as Technical Manager (i.e. responsible for everything more complicated than a mains plug) were going to work on Jan 1st 2000, and replacing those that wouldn't. And that meant exhaustive testing on the Unix box that ran the company accounts (Accounts software: fail. Accounts system OS: fail. Accounts system hardware: Oh Elephant | [mastadon] , Oh Elephant | [mastadon] , Oh Elephant | [mastadon] , fail, fail, fail. Can I get it back up by Monday?) followed by new software selection, implementation, data transfer, training, and parallel running as well as new software to produce management accounts summaries in a format they could understand.

The reason very little failed on Jan 1 worldwide was that a huge amount of effort went into making sure they wouldn't ... Laugh | :laugh:
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