"IT pro Jeff Costa hopes to find something naughty and nice in
his Christmas stocking this year. On his wish list is a virus that
creates less hype on earth. It would, he said, 'strip away all the
bull from e-mail messages--value-added, leading-edge, future-proof,
mission-critical--and mail the result back to the sender.'
"Who knew I'd get requests for viruses and stun guns to shock IT
users when I volunteered to forward IT pros' Christmas wish lists
to Santa? For the most part, those writing letters to Santa asked
for goodies for their data centers. I've mailed their missives to
the North Pole, as promised, but I did jot down some of the
wonderful things IT managers want for Christmas. Check their lists.
Check them twice..."