[OT] A very funny article

From: salva (SInsalaco@fabernet.com)
Date: Tue Jan 26 1999 - 21:21:36 CET

"Toilet Vortex" Produces Red Hat 10.0

  Written by James Baughn on January 1, 1999 from the
  everyone-needs-their-own-temporal-singularity dept.

  Bob Hutzfield has put a dozen copies of "Red Hat Linux 10.0" up for
  auction at eBay.com. He claims that his toilet is the portal to a
  "temporal vortex singularity" and that the toilet periodically spits
  out items from the future. Last week, a package containing twelve
  Red Hat Linux 10.0 shrink-wrapped boxes materialized at the toilet
  vortex. Hutzfield is now offering them at auction with a minimum
  bid of US$1000.

  The following press release was taken from the eBay auction
  page. Hutzfield claims that he found this press release inside the
  package that emerged from his toilet vortex.

  June 15, 2002
  Press Release
  For Immediate Release

  RALEIGH-DURHAM, NC -- HypeNewsWire -- Red Hat, the producer of the
  most popular Linux distribution with over 25 million estimated
  users, is proud to announce the availability of Red Hat Linux
  10.0. The latest version contains the new Linux 6.2 kernel, the Z
  Window System 2.0, full support for legacy Windows 3.x/9x/200x/NT
  software apps, and more. Copies of Red Hat Linux 10.0 will be
  available in stores on CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, or GNUDE (GNU Digital
  Encoding) disks within the next week.

  Compaq, Dell, Gateway, and several other large computer
  manufacturers have announced that they will offer computer systems
  with Red Hat 10.0 pre-installed. "We can sell systems with Red Hat
  pre-installed for considerably less than systems with Microsoft
  ActiveWindows 2001. Overall, Red Hat Linux's superior quality, low
  price, and modest system requirements puts Windows to shame," one
  Dell spokesperson said at last week's LinDex convention.

  Some of the new features of Red Hat Linux 10.0 include:

         xlib7 support - Red Hat has fully migrated from libc6 to the
         new xlib7 C libraries. Meanwhile, other Linux distributions
         such as Slackware are still using the ancient libc5 system.

         GNUDE disk drivers - The 6.2 kernel has support for the GNU
         Project's GNUDE disk format (with 1 terabyte maximum
         capacity) built-in. Full GPLed specifications for the GNUDE
         drive and interface are available from the gnu.org website,
         along with step-by-step instructions for creating your own
         GNUDE drive out of inexpensive parts.

         Updated WINE program - RH 10.0 includes the latest version of
         WINE with full support for all legacy Windows applications
         except those written for the new ActiveWindows 2001 version.

         WordPerfect Suite v.10 - The latest version of Corel's open
         source office suite with GTK+/GNOME support is bundled with
         RH 10.0.

  [Rest of the press release snipped for the sake of brevity.]

It's wonderful it'sn't? :)
It's nearly a dream :)

Probably is the future :D

p.s. Michele, are you imagining muLinux 27.0, fit into a 1 Terabyte
GNUDE drive? :D



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