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RBCal
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For those people who use firefox, there is an easter egg in its code. If you type:

about:mozilla

in the address bar a web page comes up with a quotation from the Book of Mozilla

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EmeraldCityAlchemist
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You can read about the history and reason behind the verses here.

Lest anyone believe there really is a "Book of Mozilla" this was all a creation of the computer geeks who wrote the programming for Netscape and Firefox, and appears to be aimed directly at Microsoft.

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This works for Camino users also.

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Midgard_Dragon
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It works in SeaMonkey (the browser form Mozilla suite without all of the extras) too.

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Not_Done_Living
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All Mozzilla based browsers have this.. Microsoft browsers arn't allowd to have easter eggs (there used to be one) as Microsoft isn't allowed to have undocumented features.
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Troberg
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Microsoft browsers arn't allowd to have easter eggs (there used to be one) as Microsoft isn't allowed to have undocumented features.
Hehe, every MS product I've seen is a deep pit of undocumented "features". But perhaps mis-features don't count?

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Hans Off
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What about the Excel flight simulator?

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FuzzDuckie
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quote:
Originally posted by Hans Off:
What about the Excel flight simulator?

If I'm not mistaken that's only in the older versions of Excel... '95 or possibly before that. I'm sure there were a few eggs in the NS Office products pre 1995.

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