From: Kenneth Goodwin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: ron minnich <email@example.com>
Cc: The Eunuchs Hysterical Society <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: [TUHS] Re: v8 /etc/motd
Date: Wed, 9 Aug 2023 18:43:31 -0400 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAMQbRb1ak-OZEukYrs6hYKq9+9nfDPMxcz94+W-Ty-QWx-zxTA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
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I can't find the
Key on my keyboard.
Please help me locate it 🙏
On Tue, Aug 8, 2023, 4:00 PM ron minnich <email@example.com> wrote:
> "you might have mail" -- nice.
> Kind of like the Plan 9
> "Press almost any key to reboot..."
> This was from the late Jim McKie, who realized that the PC keyboard
> had a few keys that would not count as a keypress.
> jmk once claimed to me, with a smile on his face, that Ken said the
> message was pedantic :-)
> On Tue, Aug 8, 2023 at 12:44 PM Ron Natalie <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > My favorite MOTD is:
> > You might have mail.
> > I told one of my student operators that if he put that in there before
> > the morning was out, someone would be in my office to tell me they got
> > the message but they didn’t have any mail.
> > I wasn’t expecting it to be one of my senior programmers. Well, it
> > only said you MIGHT have mail.
> > Somewhere there was a post circulating around with humorous MOTDs.
> > That was on it, I believe.
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next prev parent reply other threads:[~2023-08-09 22:44 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2023-08-08 19:25 [TUHS] " ron minnich
2023-08-08 19:44 ` [TUHS] " Ron Natalie
2023-08-08 20:00 ` ron minnich
2023-08-09 22:43 ` Kenneth Goodwin [this message]
2023-08-09 14:27 ` Norman Wilson
2023-08-10 1:03 ` Bakul Shah
2023-08-10 8:16 Steve Simon
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