Re: ANNOUNCE: mdadm 1.1.0 - A tool for managing Soft RAID under Linux
Sun, 2 Mar 2003 18:23:24 -0600 (CST)

In previous mail, David Schwartz spouted...
> On Mon, 3 Mar 2003 10:23:05 +1100, Neil Brown wrote:
> >NeilBrown 03/03/03
> >The third day
> >of the third month
> >of the third year
> >of the third millenium
> I'm afraid it's the fourth year. 2000 was the first year of the
> third millenium. 2001 was the second year. So 2002 was the third
> year. Sorry.

The millenium officially starts at '01, not '00 - Neil was


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