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Re: dbdebunk 'Quote of Week' comment

From: -CELKO- <jcelko212_at_earthlink.net>
Date: 19 Aug 2005 06:54:50 -0700
Message-ID: <1124459690.756577.120550@o13g2000cwo.googlegroups.com>


>> Oh no she said "its probably a customer who transposed a few digits, didn't notice and then used their password to get your account locked! We used to allocate the numbers sequentially but found it was causing too many problems, so we now use random numbers to avoid typo collisions". <<

I have to use that story! People keep bitching about my mania for check digits because they cannot or do not wish to do the math. Well, until the data is corrupted .. Received on Fri Aug 19 2005 - 08:54:50 CDT

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