Fun_People Archive
12 Jul
ITCSQOTD - Incorrect technical claim signature quote of the day

Date: Tue, 12 Jul 94 18:27:21 PDT
To: Fun_People
Subject: ITCSQOTD - Incorrect technical claim signature quote of the day

[It's hard to improve on the classic:
	"On the internet, no one knows you're a dog."
 but some of the attempts do have their own charm... -psl]

Forwarded-by: bostic@vangogh.CS.Berkeley.EDU (Keith Bostic)
Forwarded-by: Names changed to protect the (relatively) innocent
From: Names changed to protect the, ah, guilty

	J. Allard                       
	Program Manager of TCP/IP Technologies    work: (206)882-8080
	Microsoft Corporation                     home: (206)860-8862
	  "On the Internet, nobody knows you're running Windows NT"

to which I say "nonsense" - anybody who has access to a tool that dumps
DNS records can know that Microsoft is:

	weaver% /usr/etc/nslookup
	Default Server:

	> set type=any
	> set domain=/dev/null

	Non-authoritative answer:       inet address =
	Authoritative answers can be found from:
	ATBD.MICROSOFT.COM      inet address =
	DNS1.NWNET.NET  inet address =
	DNS2.NWNET.NET  inet address =
	> server
	Default Server:

	Address:       inet address =       MikeMas, JAllard, or DavidTr       CPU=Intel 486   OS=Windows/NT 3.5       preference = 10, mail exchanger =   inet address =

[=] © 1994 Peter Langston []