EDITORIAL: Whew!

ORIGINALLY WRITTEN BY DON RATZLAFF
As we all hoped, the Y2K threat turned out to be a non-event as the new century dawned at the stroke of midnight Friday night. Here in Hillsboro and, for all practical purposes, around the world, computer systems and all they operate survived the change.

We suppose the only debate left is whether the entire issue was overblown by the media and a few doomsayers, or whether the media and doomsayers drew enough attention to the problem so that it was corrected in time.

To us, the debate is moot. Everything?s working, and that?s the only thing that really matters.

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