Well, the web's a funny place, isn't it?

Just the other day, I posted my random idea about a trash talk virus for Mac OS X. You know, virus is probably the wrong word. It's more of an ad-hoc network entertainment application. But that's not the point.

Anyway, within a matter of a day or so it got some interesting traction. First off, Ross suggested that it be used to help track down the folks who screw up wireless networks at conferences. That'd be both practical and amusing.

I like it.

Rather than simply exist as an amusing idea, Allen Hutchinson began coding! To see this idea starting to become code isn't something I expected--at least not this quickly. I have to say, it's cool that he decided to use Camel Bones. Building Mac OS X applications with Perl--that's something I need to play with.

Just another day on the web, huh?

Posted by jzawodn at March 29, 2004 10:00 PM

Reader Comments
# mmk said:

Ahem, lazyweb, ahem.

And yeah, you told more than one person about this ;)

on March 30, 2004 11:16 AM
# Jeremy Zawodny said:

Yeah, I had forgotten about the dinner converstaion.

on March 30, 2004 11:21 AM
# david said:

Yeah Madhu, Jeremy has forgotten all about us. I feel some sort of a new craze coming along with this..maybe it'll encourage us all to buy new shiny PowerBook G4s with Airport cards and cats. Well, not cats. Thats beside the point and optional. =)

on March 30, 2004 12:56 PM
# Ross Mayfield said:

Posted a little more info about the wifi situation, seems I didn't have my details straight, but there is still Good Purpose:


on March 30, 2004 05:14 PM
# au said:

check out http://www.perl.com/pub/a/2004/01/23/macglue.html for more osx/perl goodness.


on March 30, 2004 06:14 PM
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