BBspot: Santa Considering Move to Linux
Dec 17, 2002, 23:30 (14 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Briggs)
[ Thanks to Todd
Kirby for this link to a little holiday fun. ]
"Citing concerns about security and licensing costs, Santa Claus
is considering migrating his computer systems from Microsoft
Windows to Linux.
"With several thousand computers and the largest database in the
world, Santa's Workshop is one of the largest and most important
clients for Microsoft. It is expected that the software maker will
do whatever it takes to keep Claus in their corner.
"'If some naughty kid was able to break into my systems and
change his status to nice than the whole integrity of the
Claus empire would be called into question,' said Kringle. 'I also
have to watch out for the Easter Bunny. He's always trying to
muscle in on my territory. If he were able to compromise my
database and get access to my client list, then we might be
celebrating Christmas in April...'"