[NTLK] Why a Newton Never Forgets

Lord Groundhog LordGroundhog at gmail.com
Sun Jan 30 17:44:10 EST 2011

~~~ On 2011/01/30 18:05, Doug Parker at ispinn at gmail.com wrote ~~~

> Because Apple secretly modeled it after a large elephant.

This isn't quite accurate Doug.  Each Newton actually has a very highly
compressed live elephant inside it, hidden in a tiny living space in a
special area of ROM.  It's known among the Newton development team as "the
elephant in the Living ROM".


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            -- ref.:  Arthur C. Clarke

(With thanks to Chod Lang)

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