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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Fri, 30 May 97 00:57:24 -0700
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X-Microsoft: Just say perl -MIO::Socket -e 'IO::Socket::INET
->send("Die sucker", MSG_OOB)'
[This joke is very funny if you get it. Trust me.
For the non-perl, non-microsoft-networking-bug-literate among us,
this is a perl one-liner that exploits a bug in the Windows (NT or
95) networking code. If ftp.microsoft.com is running NT this would
crash it (a syndrome described in the bug report as ``the blue window
Until the middle of last year, ftp.microsoft.com was running UNIX,
which was faster, if somewhat embarassing for Microsoft.
© 1997 Peter Langston