[talk] Korn Shell Anecdote

Sujit K M kmsujit at gmail.com
Fri Feb 5 21:26:04 EST 2016

On Fri, Feb 5, 2016 at 7:24 AM, Brian Reynolds
<nycbug-talk at reynolds.users.panix.com> wrote:
> 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:
> <https://docs.freebsd.org/cgi/getmsg.cgi?fetch=156953+0+archive/1998/freebsd-chat/19980823.freebsd-chat>
> 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.

A small anecdote nearly at the same time, when we group of friends
were in college.
We strongly believed NT Server used a Unix Shell(Any?). At the same time many
believed Microsoft was making use of FreeBSD Server, without any credit.

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