1996?!

joeyh at 2017-02-14T15:29:59Z

Apparently the mere fact of a file being dated 1996 makes a typical computer user in 2017 think they must be infected by a virus.

This is enough to draw dismal conclusions about almost everything involving computers. I'll spare you my spelling them all out.

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Everyone knows computers had not yet been invented in 1996, since Facebook had not created them yet!

JanKusanagi at 2017-02-14T18:44:04Z

I might not be a typical computer user, but still had to check if I have those infected files. I found this from my home directory:

timppa@haya:~$ LANG=en ls -l ~/home-eka/timppa/work/koululta/jis 
-rw-r--r-- 1 timppa timppa 5168 Jan 11  1991 /home/timppa/home-eka/timppa/work/koululta/jis

It was not a virus, it was a saved post from a newsgroup:

Newsgroups: sci.lang.japan
Subject: Re: Striping of ESC from JIS codeing
Date: 8 Jan 91 00:41:03 GMT

Timo Kankare at 2017-02-14T21:00:38Z

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