Great moments in error messages

Subject: Great moments in error messages
From: Stuart Burnfield <slb -at- FS -dot- COM -dot- AU>
Date: Wed, 23 Oct 1996 11:52:40 +0800

I thought you might appreciate this, forwarded to me from a system
administrators' news group.

Stuart Burnfield (slb -at- fs -dot- com -dot- au) Voice: +61 9 328 8288
Functional Software Pty Ltd Fax: +61 9 328 8616

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From: Ron Natalie <ron -at- sensor -dot- com>
Subject: Re: I feel insulted! :-)
Date: Tue, 15 Oct 1996 10:26:50 -0400
Organization: Sensor Systems

Sounds like UniPress EMACS. It used to have some error messages
that referred to the user as "twit." When users complained about
the messages, they were told the insults could be disabled if they
set the user_is_pinhead variable to true.

Somehow that didn't seem to make them any happier :-)


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