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Ttaf - Time to April Fooled

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I’m coming up with a new “time to” acronym - ttaf, or Time to April Fooled: The amount of time before you get suckered in by an April Fool’s joke.  It was 46 minutes for me this year.

I was checking my RSS feeds when I saw a post titled Running Mac OS X on Virtual PC 2007. Even though I own both a MacBook Pro and a PowerBook, I was still excited to finally see the prospect of OS X running on a large virtualization platform. I read eagerly through the article, thinking “I hope Virtual Server is going to support it…” and “wow, this is too good to be true!”.  And then finally I hit the last line…

The above -experimental command line parameter will only work if the Host OS clock is set to 4-1-2007.


I’d been had…this is definitely an April Fool’s Day joke.  The MS Bloggers must think they’re pretty funny this year…there’s even some sort of announcement rumor going around. ;-)

In other news, I’ve decided to move to Australia…