At 17:48 23/03/2001, you wrote:
>On Fri, 23 Mar 2001, you wrote:
> > Well, I can make a guess at what the first number represents. Those 
> expansion plans really are short-term.
> >       Peter Haworth   [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > "Put down those Windows disks Dave....  Dave?  DAVE!!"
> >       -- HAL 9000
>and for a bonus half point (cos its easy) .. why was HAL called HAL?

Well, Arthur C Clarke claims it's a pure coincidence, but if you take the 
letters after each of H, A and L - you get IBM.



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