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Sunday, May 18, 2008

Early, Notable Open Source Programmer

I was listening to Garrett Fagan lecture on the Roman Revolution, when he said something like, 'Cleopatra used to move through the streets carried in a golden chair, while Antony walked beside her, along with her UNIX.'

I did not know Cleopatra had hacked her own UNIX version! Does anybody know if it was based on Free BSD?

2 comments:

  1. No, tragically it was based on XENIX.

    Besides her UNIX endeavors, Cleopatra also pioneered the use of ASP as an instrument of suicide.

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  2. I have noticed that overly-enthusiastic fans of command-line interfaces tend to have about as much sexual intercourse as eunuchs.

    Zing!

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