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In my experience it's very common, especially among startups. I've had my
name and once my picture (part of a group photo) appear in a hidden
dialog, and it's always a kick to see it come up.
Microsoft products have regularly had these for years, in addition to
other easter eggs (such as a fully-functional flight simulator game in
one release of Excel). So have Adobe (FrameMaker's isn't even
particularly hidden) and Apple, to name a couple of others.
If you don't mind having your name attached to the product, let them do
it. It can give you a real sense of pride, as well as fostering team
spirit and all of that nonsense within the development group (of which
you are apparently a part).
On 09/29/1999 3:16 PM, Barbara Stuhlemmer (barbara -at- group -dot- com) wrote:
>Has anyone else done this before? Is this an acceptable industry practice
>or is it generally frowned upon.