Douglas Adams, ApacheCon, and horns aplenty

Neil Ford neil at
Fri Oct 27 23:27:46 BST 2000

On Fri, Oct 27, 2000 at 11:46:51AM +0100, Nik Clayton 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.
Way to go mu new boss :-)

> I'm just kicking myself that I didn't have the presence of mind to hand him
> a pair before he started. . .
I'll see what I can do about getting a pair to him. I might even wear mine
around the office sometime.

Neil Ford
neil at / neil at / neilf at

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