Microsoft Apologies for 'Big Boobs' Coding Gag
Jul 23, 2012, 05:00 (2 Talkback[s])
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According to a message posted by Paolo Bonzini to the (unofficial) Linux Kernel Mailing List, a small snippet of code found in Microsoft's Hyper-V – a virtualization server – was used every time a user loaded Linux within the virtual environment.
The joke? The code itself, written in hexadecimal, was the string, "0xB16B00B5." Get it? "Big Boobs."