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Re: Linux for Nintendo 64

To: eak@detroit.sgi.com
Subject: Re: Linux for Nintendo 64
From: ralf@uni-koblenz.de
Date: Thu, 26 Mar 1998 19:20:52 +0100
Cc: Santeri Paavolainen <santtu@satama.com>, linux@dist.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <351A658D.FE3A6AB0@detroit.sgi.com>; from Eric Kimminau on Thu, Mar 26, 1998 at 09:26:21AM -0500
References: <Pine.GSO.3.96.980326093325.13082L-100000@server.satama.com> <351A658D.FE3A6AB0@detroit.sgi.com>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
On Thu, Mar 26, 1998 at 09:26:21AM -0500, Eric Kimminau wrote:

> Santeri Paavolainen wrote:
> > 
> > On Thu, 26 Mar 1998, Eric Kimminau wrote:
> > > I thought some of you might find this interesting. Note the date of the
> > > article.
> > >
> > > http://www.ix.de/ix/artikel/E/1997/04/036/
> > 
> > I'd guess that the iX magazine hits the newsstands in Germany on 1st of
> > April..
> > 
> > Here's a quote from the text which should alert any reader:
> > 
> >   "According to their speaker, Luciano Aprilia, the Italian developers,
> >   are going to make the software available under the GPL, so it can be
> >   used free of charge."
> > 
> > The article was very entertaining, though :-)
> > 
> > --
> > santtu@iki.fi                    I have become death, destroyer of the 
> > worlds.
> 
> Agreed and implied - Thats why I said to be sure and look at the date.

Sigh...  Quite a lot of people apparently don't know the special meaning
of the 1st of April and mailed me about Linux for Nitendo.  Some of them
became very agressive and insulting when I told them the article'd be
just hoax ...

  Ralf

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