Re: Blame Bill Gates for ILOVEYOU

From: Lee Daniel Crocker (
Date: Mon May 08 2000 - 17:49:03 MDT

> Maybe as an x-tester at Ms you could answer me this about "easter eggs".
> Is MS aware of them before the products are released or do the programers
> just slip them in to prove they can get one over on the company ?.

Such code is usually known to serveral programmers on a team, sometimes
to lower-level management, and often to other individuals. There's no
one with any particular responsibility or desire to prevent such code,
and no repercussions for a team that includes such code, so the practice
is neither encouraged nor particularly discouraged.

Lee Daniel Crocker <> <>
"All inventions or works of authorship original to me, herein and past,
are placed irrevocably in the public domain, and may be used or modified
for any purpose, without permission, attribution, or notification."--LDC

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