> Once upon a time, Stephen Boyd Gowing was heard to say:
> } On Mon, 10 Oct 1994, Chris Keane - Chief ENS Pointyhead wrote:
> } > The relaunched "Stay In Touch" column in the Sydney Morning Herald today
> } > has a section about smileys and ask anyone who has a smiley to fax it to
> } > them.
> } >
> } > Anyone have the canonical list handy? The fax number is on the back of the
> } > newspaper.
> } I was just handed a copy of the article a few minutes ago. Do you
> } remember which edition of The Manual had our list?
> The Second, I believe.
Quite right, it was the last Appendix in the 2nd Edition of the Sun User
Guide, or Everything You Wanted To Know About SOCS But Were Afraid To Ask
(pronounced `I wet Kay's socks be water'). Ahh.. memories.
I've just photocopied seven pages of these things and am about to fax.
Any last requests for credit on the cover page? I was thinking about
opening with `There is a long and fine tradition of plagerism in the
computer publishing industry. As far back as 1991 the Programmers'
Society, a student group within the University of Technology, Sydney,
were surfing the net, finding vast tracts of information, reformatting
and publishing it in a guide to computing on campus'