[linux-audio-user] ms-windows sources
robert.jonsson at dataductus.se
Sat Feb 14 06:59:56 EST 2004
Hilarious comment from slashdot about this debacle, there's a lot of truth
there though, if you happen to come across it, don't touch it.
> Gandalf: No! Don't ever use it!
> Frodo: How do we know it's source to the One OS of the Dark Lord?
> Gandalf tosses a CD-R into the burner, and burns
> Windows.Source.Code.w2k.nt4.wxp.tar onto it. When the CD is done, there are
> glowing fiery letters on it.
> Frodo : I can't read the fiery letters.
> Gandalf : There are few who can. The language is that of Redmond, which I
> will not utter here. In the common tongue, it says "One OS To Rule Them
> All, One OS To Find Them, One OS To Bring Them All And With The NDA Bind
> Frodo: Take the source code Gandalf!
> Gandalf : Noo! Do not tempt me with it! I dare not take it! Not even to
> keep it safe! You must understand Frodo, that I would be tempted to use
> this source code, for good. To disclose hidden API's, help the WINE
> project. But through me, all of open source would be tainted, and the
> LawyerWraiths of The Dark Lord will sure destroy us.
> Frodo : But it cannot stay here!
> Gandalf : No, no it can't.
> Frodo : What must I do?
> Gandalf : It must be sent to the fires of /dev/null, where it will be
> undone, and we will be kept safe from the Lawyers of Evil.
> So remember folks, don't download it, or look at it, or attempt to build
> it! It is evil, and answers only to the hand of The Dark One.
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