:Re: Why italian ?

From: Sabino Maggi (maggi@ien.it)
Date: Fri May 05 2000 - 18:52:54 CEST

> FIAT is latin!!!!!!
> And it means: It may happen. As in "fiat lux".
> Some say, it means, it may drive... ;-)
> But what has this all to do with muLinux?
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> Martin

Nothing at all. It is just fun to follow such a fine mailing list where
wines, Freud and QED/QCD can be so easily mixed up with muLinux and

And, hoping to start a new thread, I'd like to ask your
opinion/interpretation of this cryptic mail I have just received:

On Fri, 5 May 2000, <CENSORED!> wrote:

> Il giorno 15 corrente mese, con inizio alle ore 11, il dr ....
> terrą una conferenza sul tema:
> "Preservation of the U.S. Constitution; a Challenge for Metrology and Vacuum
> Technique"
> presso la sala riunioni del reparto dinamometrico.
> Sperando di vedervi intale occasione vi invio i miei pił cordiali saluti
> Signed: <CENSORED!>
> Address: <CENSORED!>

which, for the non-italian speaking part of the list, means more or less:

"On day 15 of the current month, starting at 11 a.m., dr. ....
will give a talk about

"Preservation of the U.S. Constitution; a Challenge for Metrology and
Vacuum Technique"

in the meeting room of the Dinamometric Dept.
Hoping to meet you at this event, I send you my best wishes

Signed: ..."

Maybe the US residents might shed some light about the possible
connections between the US constitution and vacuum techniques.
Or maybe an expert on Freud's work might help.

Have a nice weekend

-- Sabino


"There are two things that are infinite: Human stupidity and the
universe. And I'm not sure about the universe." - Albert Einstein

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