Katt Predicts Lucent Service Biz Sale
Well, another April 15 has come and gone, and El Gato assumes most Americans have put fear of the tax man behind them.Well, another April 15 has come and gone, and El Gato assumes most Americans have put fear of the tax man behind them. "Yes," cackled the Kitty, "now its time to crack open a cold one and see how much spyware your tax preparation software has hidden on your PC!" As Spencer kicked back, he noticed quite a few fanatical Linux lovers had e-mailed him with a suggested footnote to his April 8 column, where he mentioned the saga of the anti-Unix Web site at www.wehavethewayout.com. It seems the pro-Microsoft site, which had, ironically, become inaccessible after migrating from FreeBSD and Apache servers to a Microsoft platform, now faces a parody site at www.wehavethewayin.com. "I pass this along because I dont want to wake up and find a penguins head in my bed," laughed the Lynx.
If youre looking for more humor at Redmonds expense, a Katt crony sent the Furball pictures of a marketing package he received from Microsoft. Inside was a container with a picture of a climber rappelling down a sheer cliff. The text on the box read, "The right equipment matters." Inside a clear, plastic window on the box was a shiny, 3-inch, mountain climbers carabiner clip. Now the punch line: Engraved on the clip were the words: "No load bearing."