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Symbolics and Birthdays
Date: Fri, 26 Feb 88 09:58:41 est
From: Michael S. Kelsen <email@example.com>
Our Symbolics was to the only machine to wish me a Happy Birthday
today when I logged in. Our Vax is too stupid to figure something like
that out and my Sun has enough trouble keeping track of the current time.
I got to thinking that maybe the Symbolics would wish me a Merry
Christmas on Christmas day. I reset the clock to 12/25 but no such luck.
Are there any other occasions when the Symbolics would print out
a message at login?
Sorry, no. We plan to hire a person full-time to work on this, under
the aegis of "user-friendliness". :-)
P.S. Did you happen to notice that the function that wishes you a happy
birthday is called MAKE-LOGIN-SLOWER?
Michael S. Kelsen ARPA: <kelsen@ge-dab.GE.COM>
GE Simulation & Control Systems UUCP: mcnc!ge-rtp!ge-dab!kelsen
PO Box 2500, Room 4351
Daytona Beach, FL 32014 Phone: (904) 239-4910