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Re: [vox-tech] a funny thing...
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Re: [vox-tech] a funny thing...

it's a hidden secret placed by the application's programmer.

the first easter egg i ever found was in the game 'adventure' on the atari
2600.   you could find a black dot in the black dragon's castle, carry it
over to this other room and you'd walk into a hidden room that had the
author's name.

lots of games have easter eggs.  a few utilities too.  and perhaps sawfish.


begin: Aaron King <aking@ucdavis.edu> quote
> I thought of sawfish too....  what's an easter egg?
> A.
> Micah Cowan wrote:
> > 
> > On Wed, Nov 28, 2001 at 09:18:11AM -0800, Aaron King wrote:
> > > Strange thing just happened.  I was working at my computer (Mandrake
> > > 8.1, Gnome, Sawfish 1.0, some KDE apps running) when a small
> > > fish swam across the screen.  I don't think this was the screensaver,
> > > since I was actively typing at the time.  I have never seen this
> > > before.  I looked for suspicious processes running, but didn't see
> > > anything that looked odd to me.
> > >
> > > Has anyone seen this before?  Any ideas what's going on?
> > >
> > > Aaron
> > 
> > Maybe you discovered an easter egg?  My guess would be Sawfish's.
> > 
> > Micah
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