Re: Is this a joke?

Tim Byars (
Tue, 5 Jan 1999 13:43:40 -0800

At 1:26 PM -0800 1/5/99, Joseph S. Barrera III put forth the following:

>>AOL is suing AT&T claiming that the phrase "You have mail" is proprietary.
> I hope AOL remembers to go after BSD, Linux, and every other Unix that uses
> "You have new mail", e.g.:
> slacksrc\ap\termnet\ncftp183\defaults.h:#define NEWMAILMESSAGE "You have
> new mail."
> I know BSD csh used the phrase; I wish I could remember if the bourne shell
> did as well.
> - Joe

I believe AOL's saying is "You've got mail" Which certainly could be

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