"Genetic research irreversibly damaged by Excel autoformatting
The Autocorrect feature in Excel ... has introduced irreversible errors into genetic research that is tabulated in spreadsheets, because Except autocorrects some identifiers to be dates."

Hehe, tough luck. Maybe using the right tools would have been a good idea?
Link to the boingboing article

[ published on Mon 19.07.2004 12:16 | filed in brainfarts | ]
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