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  1. FF3 about:robots

    Try it!


  2. Re: FF3 about:robots

    On 6/24/2008 5:51 AM India Time, _Pete Holsberg_ wrote:

    > Try it!
    >


    interesting.

    but why? It does nothing as such. Some future plans?

    How did you discover it, Pete?

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  3. Re: FF3 about:robots

    On 06/23/2008 07:21 PM, Pete Holsberg wrote:
    > Try it!
    >


    :-)

    Funny, thanks.


  4. Re: FF3 about:robots

    On 06/23/2008 08:09 PM V S Rawat scribbled:

    > On 6/24/2008 5:51 AM India Time, _Pete Holsberg_ wrote:
    >
    >> Try it!
    >>

    >
    > interesting.
    >
    > but why? It does nothing as such. Some future plans?


    resistance is futile - you will assimilate...

    >
    > How did you discover it, Pete?
    >


    he was probably working with reg on eliminating /bloat/ ...

  5. Re: FF3 about:robots

    goodwin wrote:
    > On 06/23/2008 08:09 PM V S Rawat scribbled:
    >
    >> On 6/24/2008 5:51 AM India Time, _Pete Holsberg_ wrote:
    >>
    >>> Try it!
    >>>

    >> interesting.
    >>
    >> but why? It does nothing as such. Some future plans?

    >
    > resistance is futile - you will assimilate...
    >
    >> How did you discover it, Pete?
    >>

    >
    > he was probably working with reg on eliminating /bloat/ ...


    its an easter egg that started on the March 8th trunk:
    https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=417302
    http://blog.mozilla.com/seth/2008/06...mo-screencast/

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  6. Re: FF3 about:robots

    On 24.06.2008 06:27, CET - what odd quirk of fate caused goodwin to
    generate the following:? :
    > On 06/23/2008 08:09 PM V S Rawat scribbled:
    >
    >
    >> On 6/24/2008 5:51 AM India Time, _Pete Holsberg_ wrote:
    >>
    >>
    >>> Try it!
    >>>
    >>>

    >> interesting.
    >>
    >> but why? It does nothing as such. Some future plans?
    >>

    >
    > resistance is futile - you will assimilate...
    >
    >
    >> How did you discover it, Pete?
    >>
    >>

    >
    > he was probably working with reg on eliminating /bloat/ ...
    >


    well - not exactly /with/ me, but he's found another example, hasn't he!
    (works only with FF3 ?? not with 1.5.0.9, but I bet there's summat
    similar there as well)

    reg

  7. Re: FF3 about:robots

    Peter Potamus the Purple Hippo wrote:
    > goodwin wrote:
    >> On 06/23/2008 08:09 PM V S Rawat scribbled:
    >>
    >>> On 6/24/2008 5:51 AM India Time, _Pete Holsberg_ wrote:
    >>>
    >>>> Try it!
    >>>>
    >>> interesting.
    >>>
    >>> but why? It does nothing as such. Some future plans?

    >> resistance is futile - you will assimilate...
    >>
    >>> How did you discover it, Pete?
    >>>

    >> he was probably working with reg on eliminating /bloat/ ...

    >
    > its an easter egg that started on the March 8th trunk:
    > https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=417302
    > http://blog.mozilla.com/seth/2008/06...mo-screencast/
    >


    Oh, I should add that the title of the about:robots page is
    "Gort! Klaatu barada nikto". This is a reference to the old
    "The Day the Earth Stood Still" movie, in which the girl
    would say that phrase to the robot Gort, to stop him from
    destroying Earth:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Day...281951_film%29

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  8. Re: FF3 about:robots

    On Tue, 24 Jun 2008 08:39:17 +0530, V S Rawat wrote:

    > but why?


    Because it's funny ( ~ easter egg).

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