Andrew Hume andrew at humeweb.com
Mon Jan 18 02:39:08 AEST 2021

yes. but that stems from another tale.

> On Jan 17, 2021, at 8:37 AM, ron minnich <rminnich at gmail.com> wrote:
> But this is you, right?
> "sys/games/lib/fortunes:I'm just andrew.  -andrew"
> On Sun, Jan 17, 2021 at 7:19 AM Andrew Hume <andrew at humeweb.com> wrote:
>> i have probed recently about the origins of the “EGREG” (its all greg cession’s fault) error in Research Unix.
>> alas, i recall nothing about this, and can’t recall ever getting the message.
>> however, courtesy of Dave Presotto (i am fairly sure), there was an equivalent error
>> in Plan 9, where more or less randomly, if your user id was ‘andrew’, system calls would fail.
>> and yes, i did feel special; this was one of my lesser contributions to Plan 9.
>> this stopped after a while (several to many months, maybe).
>> andrew hume

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