HP says don't pick your nose ...

Subject: HP says don't pick your nose ...
From: "S.North" <north -at- HGL -dot- SIGNAAL -dot- NL>
Date: Mon, 9 Aug 1993 09:12:58 +0200

Some humour to start your day; this was seen in the "Automatisering Gids"
(a Dutch national weekly newspaper for IT) recently (my translation):

Hewlett-Packard has a reputation for being a serious company, but
sometimes a liberal-minded employee allows himself a little frivolity.

Anyone who thinks that the memory of the HP Laserjet 4L printer is
too small can buy an expansion. With the 'memory upgrade' there is of
course a multiple-language manual.

While installing the memory board, English users are advised not
to walk away, answer the telephone, or touch any other electrical
equipment. Dutch readers are given some extra instructions: 'After
touching the board, you may not (...) pick your nose."

Is this what they mean by localization? ...

===== Two wrongs don't make a right, but millions make ... a democracy ... =====
Simon North FISTC Quality Group, Software R&D
north -at- hgl -dot- signaal -dot- nl Hollandse Signaalapparaten BV
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