Douglas Adams, ApacheCon, and horns aplenty

Alfred Perlstein bright at
Fri Oct 27 14:06:06 BST 2000

* Nik Clayton <nik at FreeBSD.ORG> [001027 04:14] wrote:
> Hi guys,
> Thought some of you might get a kick out of this.
> We (i.e., BSDi) were at ApacheCon in London Tuesday/Wednesday of this week.
> The keynote speaker on Tuesday night was Douglas Adams.  
> I wasn't in the auditorium to witness it myself, but apparently he stopped
> in mid-sentence part way through his presentation, and in somewhat 
> incredulous tones said
>     Er, are people wearing *horns* in here?
> which prompted much laughter from the conference goers.
> I'm just kicking myself that I didn't have the presence of mind to hand him
> a pair before he started. . .

What percentage of the audiance/conferece were wearing the horns?  Just
wonderdering how much of a presense we had.


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