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SubjectRe: FYI Gates Conspiracy
On Thu, 20 Aug 1998, Kaiser, Kurt wrote:

> Dick, from the latest embedded muse:
> _____________________________________________________________
> Recently one of my friends, a computer wizard, paid me a visit. As we
> were
> talking I mentioned that I had recently installed Windows 98 on my PC, I
> told him how happy I was with this operating system and showed him the
> Windows 98 CD. Too my surprise he threw it into my micro-wave oven and
> turned on the oven. Instantly I got very upset, because the CD had
> become
> precious to me, but he said: 'Do not worry, it is unharmed.' After a few
> minutes he took the CD out, gave it to me and said: 'Take a close look
> at
> it.' To my surprise the CD was quite cold to hold and it seemed to be
> heavier than before. At first I could not see anything, but on the inner
> edge of the central hole I saw a inscription, an inscription finer than
> anything I have ever seen before. The inscription shone piercingly
> bright,
> and yet remote, as if out of a great depth:
> 4C696E75792052756C65730A0D4241434B20544F20574F524B204469636B0A0D
> 'I cannot understand the fiery letters,' I said. 'No but I can,' he
> said.
> 'The letters are Hex, of an ancient mode, but the language is that of
> Microsoft, which I shall not utter here. But in common English this is
> what
> it says:
> One OS to rule them all,
> One OS to find them,
> One OS to bring them all and in the darkness bind them

Yes, I'll send it to the linux-kernel group <grin>....

Richard B. Johnson
Project Engineer
Analogic Corporation
Penguin : Linux version 2.1.108 on an i586 machine (166.36 BogoMips).
Warning : It's hard to stay on the trailing edge of technology.
MS-DOS : Program Loader
Unix : Angry Operating System
VAX/VMS : Obsolete Operating System
Linux : Engineering tool
Windows : Typewriter

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