[TUHS] who is "Veigh S. Meer"?

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Fri Jul 17 07:04:47 AEST 2015

On Thu, 16 Jul 2015, John Cowan wrote:

> The punning pseudonym, the complaint at the end that Unix and C are dead 
> and nothing is even on the horizon to replace them, and the general 
> snarky tone suggest to me that it's Rob "Mark V. Shaney" Pike.  In that 
> case, the affiliation with Bellcore is a blind ("not Goodyear, 
> Goodrich").

Call me slow, but can someone please explain the joke?  If it's American 
humo[u]r, then remember that I'm British/Australian...

(Yes, I'm familiar with Mark V. Shaney, and have even used it.)

Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU)  "Those who don't understand security will suffer"
   "The complexity for minimum component costs has increased at a rate of
roughly a factor of two per year." -- G.Moore, Electronics, Vol 38 No 8, 1965

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