RE: HUMOR: Good Error Messages

Subject: RE: HUMOR: Good Error Messages
From: "Geoff Lane" <geoff -at- gjctech -dot- co -dot- uk>
To: "'TECHWR-L'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 1 Mar 2000 09:15:47 -0000

Andrew Plato wrote:
>
> A recent post asked for error message suggestions.
> Well...that's an open door
> for some fun.
>
> Recommended Error Messages
[humorous error messages snipped]
----

About the best that I've seen came from Linux fsck. This is the Linux
'equivalent' of Windows scandisk. The message went something like, "Either
there is a bug in fsck or some bonehead (you!) is checking a live
filesystem. Please report bugs in fsck to <email address supplied>."

Have fun,

Geoff Lane
Cornwall, UK
geoff -at- gjctech -dot- co -dot- uk





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