Ellen Carrico (
Fri, 31 Mar 1995 15:47:26 +0500

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 inconsistent with one's own opinion.
Ambrose Bierce