Midnight Oil

[Powderworks] bill "satan" gates? no Midnight Oil for the mom ent (sheew)

West, Mike MWest@expressfashion.com
Thu, 20 Sep 2001 12:00:38 -0400

Aren't these known in programming as "Easter Eggs"?
Photoshop used to have a picture of a cat and if you touched the
cat and a control key, it would burp.

P.S.Can't wait for the Oils in Detroit! 


> ----------
> From: 	Henry Longmore
> Sent: 	Thursday, September 20, 2001 5:25 AM
> To: 	C-ko Linde
> Cc: 	powderworks@cs.colorado.edu
> Subject: 	Re: [Powderworks] bill "satan" gates? no Midnight Oil for
> the moment (sheew)
> Indeed it is a coincidence.  Open a new word document.  Type 'N'.
> Change the font to webdings.  See the result.  Delete it.  Type 'Y'.
> etc.  You get the same symbols.  Maybe the person designing the
> webdings font loves/loved NYC, and intentionally designed it that
> way...I'd say there's about a 2% chance that this would have
> actually been Bill Gates' decision, however.  I give as my basis for
> this opinion the fact that I've met the man, ate in his own back yard,
> shook his hand, listened to him banter about technology with a bunch
> of nerdy 20-somthings, asked him two questions and received a response
> to both, and yes, worked at his company.
>  }On Thu, 20 Sep 2001, Bjorn Blomquist wrote:
>  }
>  }> Spooky! Do you know if this is manipulation after the attack, or has
> it
>  }> always been the same symbols? If the latter, what a coincidence!
>  }> Maybe the Word constructors had a 6th sense? Or Bill is Satan.
>  }
>  }It's always been that way. And I agree - it's a sick concidence, but
> it's
>  }just that - a concidence. But eerie nonetheless.
>  }
>  }What would Rob Hirst do,
>  }C-ko
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