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2013-02-03 06:26:56 PM  
This is interesting and funny, but who would really be affected by this bug?

I've been working with computers since 1981, and testing this bug myself is the first time in my life I've ever typed anything remotely resembling "File:///"
 
2013-02-03 10:21:17 PM  
Can I create a regular file named CON in Windows yet?
 
2013-02-04 02:53:50 AM  
It just worksTM
 
2013-02-04 08:35:39 AM  
It's just like the "coffee bug", if your stupid enough to follow the directions you end up with coffee poured on your keyboard. Go ahead do it. See what happens...
 
2013-02-04 08:52:34 AM  

Linux_Yes: damn it!

doesn't work in Linux.  oh well, i guess i'll have to stick with Linux.  the stability, security, and speed is getting so boring these days.

when is Linux going to be as exciting as windows and OS X?


When it starts running a worthwhile app or two?
 
2013-02-04 09:48:35 AM  
works on my co-worker's mac mini
 
2013-02-04 10:46:29 AM  

poot_rootbeer: Can I create a regular file named CON in Windows yet?


The specified device name is invalid.
 
2013-02-04 11:07:52 AM  

meanmutton: When it starts running a worthwhile app or two?


You can run a lot of Windows software in Linux without emulation. Mind you, Wine and its alternatives are actually more mature on OSX, but hey...
 
2013-02-04 11:29:55 AM  
meanmutto: When it starts running a worthwhile app or two?

The biggest app I run in Linux is Windows XP in a VM.

// only when I have to test code that I've written for Windows

// handbrake, hugin, pithios, banshee I love em.
 
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