Re: Another easter egg in gnome-something...
On Mon, Sep 10, 2001 at 12:38:35PM -0400, Norman Walsh wrote:
> / Michael Beattie <firstname.lastname@example.org> was heard to say:
> | On Mon, Sep 10, 2001 at 08:50:33AM +0200, Mark Janssen wrote:
> | > Hi...
> | >
> | > When I turned on my monitor this morning I found the attached dialog box
> | > on my screen. I didn't have any apps running but icewm-gnome,
> | > gnome-panel and some essential gnome services. Somewhere in these there
> | > must be a easter egg triggered by unix time 999999999999. :)
> | I hope not, or is this another temporal anomaly?
> Nope, on Saturday at uh, something like 1:40 GMT, the number of seconds
> since 1970 passed the 1000000000000 mark. Got some scripts that depend on
> time() returning a 9 digit value...yer in trouble :-)
You missed it, Michael was making a joke about how Mark has too many 9s. :)