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From Joseph <Jos...@austintx.net>
Subject Re: Brian gets even more famous
Date Fri, 02 Apr 1999 01:05:07 GMT
If the account numbers change, will it break binary-compatibility with DSOs?


At 05:02 PM 4/1/99 -0800, Brian Behlendorf wrote:

>Don't worry, folks, the per-page tax will be deposited in Swiss bank
>accounts, the numbers and access codes to which will be distributed widely
>in the 2.0 release of Apache, embedded in the software as cpp macros.
>Those who are smart enough to run "make -DSHOWMETHEMONEY" will be able to
>find the codes and withdraw cash; those relying only on "./configure", or
>worst of all, binary distributions, will be out of luck.
>
>The really cool thing is that we've inserted the taxation code as a
>transparant service within mod_rewrite.  We figured no one would find it
>in there.
>
>Remember, from each according to their ability, to each according to their
>expense account.
>
>        Brian
>
>
>
>On Thu, 1 Apr 1999, Greg Stein wrote:
>> These rumors always seem to spontaneously start every year on this
>> day... not sure why...
>>
>> :-)
>>
>> Bill Jones wrote:
>> >
>> > So, you Apache devs have been holding out!?!
>> >
>> > PS - How was this rumor started?  Interesting...
>> >
>> > Sneex- :]
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>> >
>> > ----------
>> > >From: Rasmus Lerdorf <rasmus@lerdorf.on.ca>
>> > >To: new-httpd@apache.org
>> > >Subject: Brian gets even more famous
>> > >Date: Thu, Apr 1, 1999, 10:52 AM
>> > >
>> >
>> > > You know you are cool when you get spoofed...
>> > >
>> > > From: http://www.salonmagazine.com/21st/
>> > >
>> > > Brian Behlendorf of the Apache Project issued a press release 
>> detailing a
>> > > new plan to levy a micropayment tax on every Web page delivered by the
>> > > widely deployed Apache Web server. "This great software has been 
>> doing its
>> > > job on millions of computers without ever asking for anything in 
>> return,"
>> > > Behlendorf said. "The free ride is over -- it's time to pay the piper."
>> > >
>> > > -Rasmus
>> > >
>> > >
>>
>> --
>> Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
>>


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