For the credit card industry, the millennium problem was as obvious as the expiration dates embossed on cards. It was confronted early, and appears to be resolved.

"We feel like that's something that's behind us," said Mary Stewart, senior vice president of bank card programming at Total System Services Inc., the bank credit card processor in Columbus, Ga.

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