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