Berkeley CSUA MOTD:2001:April:12 Thursday <Wednesday, Friday>
Berkeley CSUA MOTD
2001/4/12 [Uncategorized] UID:20943 Activity:high
4/12    I'm going to kill the President.
        \_ Puleeze.
           \_ first i'm going to kill you
2001/4/12 [Recreation/Celebrity, Recreation/Computer/Games] UID:20944 Activity:high
4/12    Who can tell me the atomic weight of bolognium?
        \_ maybe you should look at this hole in ipf?
        \_ Oooh... delicious?
           \_ Correct. I would have also accepted snacktacular.
              \_ Gooooo Oscar Meyer!
        \_ You can't beat a Coleco, eh?
           \_ You better get the rust-proofing though.
              \_ Hi, Super Nintendo Chalmers! I'm learn-ding.
2001/4/12 [Uncategorized] UID:20945 Activity:nil
4/12    How's this for a bumper sticker: (has it been done?)
        "Don't blame me, I voted Nader-- oh wait..."
2001/4/12 [Recreation/Humor] UID:20946 Activity:nil
4/12    For the guy who asked yesterday, the reason why the motd is so
        lame is because people keep deleting all the funny posts.
2001/4/12 [Computer/SW/Unix] UID:20947 Activity:very high
4/12    Why does "tee" or ">" not work on some unix systems?
        \_ you don't have a filesystem
           \_ there is a file system.  this isn't a trick question.
        \_ Wrong shell?
           \_ I'm in csh
              \_ How doesn't it work then?  Maybe you don't have write
                 permission in the current directory?
                 \_ I can edit files and save files in it.  Just not
                    pipe output to it.  This is very confusing to me.
                    \_ But can you create new files in that directory?
                       \_ yes, and run make, and create executables, etc.
        \_ I'm guessing that stderr is not getting caught and you're confused.
           Try <something> 2>&1 | tee output (in bash)
           or  <something> |& tee output     (in csh)
           \_ I originally tried both:
                execSomething |& tee output
                execSomething | tee output
              Both don't work.
2001/4/12 [Computer/HW/Laptop] UID:20948 Activity:high
4/12    must read!
        \_ This is a total crock.
                \_  What?!  Freek da Deek man.  All us L337 H4><0rZ buy at
                    LEAST 2 playstations and 3 laptops EVERY DAY.  Hell,
                    I GOTZ the CC's might as well use them.
2001/4/12 [Computer/Networking] UID:20949 Activity:high
4/12    anybody have experience with storage area networks?  EMC boxes with
        brocade switches?  They're touted as ultra reliable.  But just how
        reliable is it compared to say a Sun server or a Cisco LAN switch.
        \_ If you've got bucks and need SAN, buy EMC.  The motd has spoken.
           No one ever got fired buying based on motd advice.
           \_ I don't think anyone needs SAN now that Gig Ethernet is here
              and 10 Gig Ethernet is almost here. What's the point? --dim
                \_ The point is that EMC is selling you more than a disk
                   with an ethernet card.
           \_ There is so much new development in this market
               that this statement could not have possibly been
               an informed one.
2001/4/12 [Computer/SW/OS/Solaris] UID:20950 Activity:nil
4/12    On SunOS 4 there's a file /usr/dict/words.  Is there an equivalent
        file on soda?  Thx.
> locate dict/words
2001/4/12 [Uncategorized] UID:20951 Activity:high
4/12    [unfunny post deleted]
        \_ are you implying that the remaining posts are funny?!!
        \_ does deleting posts give you a sense of power and control?
           perhaps to compensate for your powerlessness in real life?
           \_ maybe its to compensate for his unnaturally large girth
              to length ratio.
                \_ pics?   :-)
                   \_ Below is the life-size pic.
                                \_ That's not a cock, that's the prolog
                                   entailment symbol!
2001/4/12 [Computer/Networking] UID:20952 Activity:nil
4/12    Not exactly sure what 3G is, but it sounds like WAP would
        be dead without it. And 3G is getting creamed by 802.11:
        \_ 3G is "third generation" wireless tech.  Higher bandwidth, and
           various other possible tech such as gps, better surfing, blah,
           blah, insert useless feature here, blah.  There's plenty of what
           they call 2.5G stuff in Japan and Europe right now.  I think
           there's some actual 3G going on but not in wide use.  In comparison,
           the US is still mostly "2G".  Installing new equipment over such a
           large geographic area is a huge expense.  No one is willing to do
           that without a guaranteed return.
           \_ Hi dans!  How's adjectivity?
                \_ Sorry, never heard of adjectivity.  Is "dans" the only
                   person on the motd that would know about 3G?  -!dans
2001/4/12 [Politics] UID:20953 Activity:nil
4/12 truth, barely
2001/4/12 [Recreation/Computer/Games] UID:20954 Activity:nil
        Is Black & White spying on you?
2001/4/12 [Reference/Religion] UID:20955 Activity:high
4/12    This is the first time I find myself agreeing with the
        ACLU on something. The separation of church and state:
        \_ god has no place within these walls, just like facts
           have no place within organized religion!
           \_ so putting atheist views into "these walls" is not the same
              thing as putting religion into "these walls" since atheism is
              just another religion
              \_ The lack of religion in school teaching is not the same as
                 the promotion of atheism.  Schools should be talking about
                 math, science, literature, and history.  Not belief in God
                 or lack of belief in God.  Schools should deal with facts,
                 not beliefs.
              \_ coherency--
              \_ if you're trying to argue that atheism is a religion, well
                 nice flamebait but that's a ridiculous statement.
                 \_ Atheism is not a religion, but both atheism and theism
                    are beliefs.  As one above poster put it, beliefs have
                    no place in schools, only facts do.
        \_ I agree with the ACLU often, however, they are wrong this time.
           There is no reasonable way the first amendment can be interpreted
            to say that it is illegal to give out bibles in schools.
                \_ There's a difference between "giving out bibles in schools"
                   (which I disagree with but that's another issue) and the
                   child in this case who was held up by the teachers as an
                   object of scorn and ridicule which gives license to the
                   other kids to make her suffer.  I've had a small taste of
                   what this child was put through.  It is wrong to put a
                   child through this and hypocritical to do so in the name
                   of Jesus' love.  If it was you as a child with the minority
                   non-conformist view/religion/race/economic status/whatever
                   in grade school you'd feel differently about it today.  I
                   say again, the school system *should* be about teaching the
                   "three R's" (plus history and a few other things that don't
                   start with "R") :-) and nothing else.  I don't care if the
                   case is a first amendment issue or a last amendment issue.
                   What was done to the little girl was morally wrong.  All in
                   the name of Jesus....
2001/4/12 [Uncategorized] UID:20956 Activity:nil
motd? where'd you go?
2001/4/12 [Uncategorized] UID:20957 Activity:nil
4/12    Not a good day for the DOW according to Datek:
                Thursday, 12 April 2001
                        5:40:14 pm
                DJIA 0.40 -10013.07
                NASDAQ 1961.43 +62.48
                S & P 500 1183.50 +17.61
2001/4/12 [Health/Dental] UID:20958 Activity:high
4/12    When they put Daniel Holliman under for wisdom teeth surgery,
        little did he know that his orthopaedic surgeon was in fact Son
        Of Ether Mad Scientist "Zarkhoum Ivanovitch".  The Mad Doctor
        not only extracted Holliman's wisdom teeth, but gave him an
        Adamantium(tm) skeleton , extendible claws , and a piercing desire
        to make snappy comebacks!
                Now, secretly working for Mountain View Data, he works
        until he is summoned by a packet coming into his workstation on port
        31340 then he chants the sacred mantra
            "cd /usr/ports/alt/superheroes/danger_dan && make_install"
        turns into DANGER DAN!
                Danger Dan leaps tall buildings to find unused. com E250s
        to give to poor oakland children!  Danger Dan fights the forces of
        the Digital Divide!

        Next week: tune into the adventures of Danger Dan.  Danger Dan
        fights the evil Genentech (Building a better you(tm)) as they try
        to eradicate the gene for black hairand brown eyes.
        Using the power of the Adamantium Skeleton and Javascript, and a
        really good dose of caffiene, Danger Dan fights the evil
        Laikareddy Crime syndicate and parties with ex dot-commers at a
        Sleator-Kinney benefit!
        \_ Hi Paolo!  Sons of Ether don't do that sort of thing, this is
           some runaway Technocratic experiment.
           \_ I can't believe that people actually still play that POS
              game.  *sheesh*  Nto just geeks, but stooopid geeks....
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