[talk] Korn Shell Anecdote
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Thu Feb 4 20:54:23 EST 2016
Last night's Shell Fu meeting was a lot of fun.
It wasn't until I was out of the bar that I remembered an amusing Korn
shell story from years ago. It involves a Microsoft presenter running
into reality at a Usenix LISA NT conference in Seattle. I originally
thought I saw it on rec.humor.funny, but it turns out that the best
version of it that I could find is in the freebsd-chat archives at:
Apparently this has been confirmed be people who were there, and a
much shortened version even appears in the David Korn page at
wikipedia. So it must be true.
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