Severely offtopic, but...

From: Bill/Carolyn Pechter <>
Date: Tue Jul 21 19:36:09 1998

> I still don't get it. Anyway, while we're on topic, has everyone
> heard that the U.S.S. Yorktown's NT system crashed, causing it's
> engines to fail and forcing a towboat to pull it back to shore?
> The Navy is considering installing more NT systems; they won't install
> UNIX due to some protocol, not sure. Check for
> the link to the story.

Actually it was due to a divide by 0 problem with data input. NT itself
doesn't seem to be a contributing factor.

Received on Tue Jul 21 1998 - 19:36:09 BST

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