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Re: Fwd: INTERNET VIRUS ALERT

From: Rick Romkey <pokey@maddie.atlantic.com>
Date: Fri, 31 Mar 1995 16:38:17 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <199503312138.QAA21887@maddie.atlantic.com>
To: ecarrico@spl.lib.wa.us
Cc: www-talk@www10.w3.org

Um...isn't April 1st tomorrow?  Could this just be someone getting
a little silly?

-Rick

> 
> 
> 
> On Fri, 31 Mar 1995, Raymond Eisenstark wrote:
> 
> > Talk about hysteria!  A few points:
> > 
> > 2. Isn't this the same "virus" that was talked about late last year?  This
> >    hot news is a little stale.
> 
> It seems to me that it was even more recent than that when this hoax last
> made its way around the net.
> > 
> > 4. What is "an nth-complexity infinite binary loop"?  Sounds like something
> >    that my sainted grandmother might be impressed by, but are you going to
> >    fall for such mumbo-jumbo?  And, just how does it "severly [sic] damage
> >    the processor."?  Perhaps it melts into a pool of silicon when confronted
> >    by the awesome intelligence of this virus.
>  
> Thanks, it's been a _long_ week and this was a good laugh.
> > 
> 
> Ellen Carrico		  Absurdity.  A statement or belief manifestly
> ecarrico@spl.lib.wa.us    inconsistent with one's own opinion.
> 							Ambrose Bierce
> 
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