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 ====== White SW Computer Law Intellectual Property, Information Technology & Telecommunications Newsletter - November 1999 ====== ====== White SW Computer Law Intellectual Property, Information Technology & Telecommunications Newsletter - November 1999 ======
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 ===== Y2K - DEALING WITH ERRORS ===== ===== Y2K - DEALING WITH ERRORS =====
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 Whether you are the customer using the software or the supplier an/or programmer, should a Y2K error occur in your software, it will be important to keep detailed notes of the circumstances of how the error occurred. Should a dispute arise, it will be important to be able to demonstrate from the recorded information how you think the fault arose. For example, faulty hardware or third party software may cause Y2K compliant software to appear as if it has a Y2K error. Whether you are the customer using the software or the supplier an/or programmer, should a Y2K error occur in your software, it will be important to keep detailed notes of the circumstances of how the error occurred. Should a dispute arise, it will be important to be able to demonstrate from the recorded information how you think the fault arose. For example, faulty hardware or third party software may cause Y2K compliant software to appear as if it has a Y2K error.
  
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 Customers should ensure that they report any Y2K errors as soon as possible, with as much detail as possible to give the supplier an opportunity to correct the error before loss and damage is incurred and suppliers need to ensure that they act quickly upon any reported Y2K errors to minimise any potential loss and damage suffered by the customer. Customers should ensure that they report any Y2K errors as soon as possible, with as much detail as possible to give the supplier an opportunity to correct the error before loss and damage is incurred and suppliers need to ensure that they act quickly upon any reported Y2K errors to minimise any potential loss and damage suffered by the customer.
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-This article is a guide only and should not be used as a substitute for proper legal advice, readers should make their own enquiries and seek appropriate legal advice. 
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