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The ticking clock counting off the seconds until the year 2000 could be a time bomb -- or merely the countdown to a temporary, albeit widespread, inconvenience. Opinion is divided sharply as to how big a problem computers' inability to cross the bridge to the 21st century will be, and whether the supermarket industry is doing enough to prepare for the change.try?SMITH: The biggest myth about this

The ticking clock counting off the seconds until the year 2000 could be a time bomb -- or merely the countdown to a temporary, albeit widespread, inconvenience. Opinion is divided sharply as to how big a problem computers' inability to cross the bridge to the 21st century will be, and whether the supermarket industry is doing enough to prepare for the change.

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