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From Dean Gaudet <dgau...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: Brian gets even more famous
Date Fri, 02 Apr 1999 02:12:00 GMT
Nah we're interested enough in this to write the proper compatibility code
ourselves ;)

On Thu, 1 Apr 1999, Joseph wrote:

> 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- :]
> >> > ________________________________________________________________________
> >> > Bill Jones  |  FCCJ Webmaster  |  http://www.fccj.org/cgi/mail?webmaster
> >> > FCCJ  |  501 W State St  |  Jacksonville, FL 32202  |  1 (904) 632-3089
> >> >
> >> >          Jacksonville Perl Mongers
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> >> >          jax@jacksonville.pm.org
> >> >
> >> > ----------
> >> > >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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