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Comment: Accepting a story from Florian Meuller? (Score 3, Insightful) 100

Cause that is about the only person who was praising Microsoft Open Tech when it started.

Microsoft has a long way to convince me that they are committed to OSS. So far their acclaimed commitments seem to be mostly fluff with very little real substance in them..

Comment: A usefull Easter Egg. (Score 1) 290

by MouseTheLuckyDog (#49407971) Attached to: Is This the Death of the Easter Egg?

At one place I worked every new file would contain a constant variable with the value "RCS_filename_rev_no".

filename and rev_no were generated by RCS on a checkout.
That way whenever we looked at old executables we could generate them from source by looking in the executable and getting the right version of everything.

"You stay here, Audrey -- this is between me and the vegetable!" -- Seymour, from _Little Shop Of Horrors_