[lug] OT: M$ Error Msg through Haiku poetry

Calvin Dodge caldodge at fpcc.net
Thu Jan 31 17:59:31 MST 2002

On Thu, Jan 31, 2002 at 01:38:15PM -0700, Ferdinand Schmid wrote:
> This message made it to my desk today.  You just need to have humor when 
> working with computers, especially when using this OS from this company 
> out North-West ;)
> The Japanese have replaced the impersonal and unhelpful
> Microsoft error messages with Haiku poetry messages.

They're pretty funny messages. My favorite is:

>  > > > Yesterday it worked.
>  > > > Today it is not working.
>  > > > Windows is like that.

But they're not from Japan.

They're the result of a contest held by Salon.com magazine.

You can read more about them at http://www.salon.com/21st/chal/1998/02/10chal2.html


Calvin Dodge
Certified Linux Bigot (tm)

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