[OS X TeX] OT: Knuth humor

Alain Schremmer schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Wed Jul 8 09:58:34 EDT 2009

On Jul 8, 2009, at 8:08 AM, William Adams wrote:

> On Jul 5, 2009, at 9:22 PM, Adam M. Goldstein wrote:
>> I wouldn't be surprised if many of the subscribers to this list  
>> already know about xkcd, the web comic. Here is one in which Don  
>> Knuth is part of the joke.
>> http://xkcd.com/163/
>> Sorry for the OT posting; I hope at least some readers appreciate it.
> There's also:
> http://xkcd.com/342/
> or
> http://blogs.sun.com/pat/entry/geek_humor_donald_knuth_sells
> or the rather long-winded
> http://www.mail-archive.com/debian-user@lists.debian.org/ 
> msg184252.html

Long-winded perhaps but the only thing wrong are the very few  
telltales---"Windows 95 and NT platforms are expected in late 1998".  
Otherwise, I would have been completely taken—and I am a hard-core  
skeptic. "They" should take them out and recirculate. Some stir that  
would cause!

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