[NTLK] Inkwell Easter Eggs (Was: iOS Einstein)

Larry Yaeger lsynt3 at beanblossom.in.us
Tue Feb 22 23:29:14 EST 2011

Thank you, Clinton.  I'm glad to know they have survived my departure.  So far at least. :}

- larryy

At 4:43 PM -0600 2/22/11, Clinton Yelvington wrote:
>I downloaded Inklet for my Mac today and tested the "egg egg egg" secret
>with my pogo stylus and magic trackpad -- and it did indeed revive the old
>Rosetta easter eggs. I tried "Rosetta! Rosetta! Rosetta!" and "larryy larryy
>larryy" afterwards, and both worked. That's awesome you managed to hide that
>from Apple so well. Seeing the old easter eggs brought a tear to my eye.
>Sorry to necropost an old topic, but I just wanted to confirm that the eggs
>are still there.
>(Seldom poster, long-time lurker)
>>Date: Fri, 4 Feb 2011 18:21:55 -0500
>>From: Larry Yaeger <lsynt3 at beanblossom.in.us>
>>Subject: Re: [NTLK] iOS Einstein submitted to the Apple App Store
>>To: newtontalk at newtontalk.net
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>>At 10:33 AM -0500 2/4/11, Griffin, Terence J. wrote:
>>>Rosetta was partially included in OS X Jaguar as Inwell. Someone plugged
>in a
>>>Wacom tablet and discovered that the Newton Rosetta Easter egg was there
>>>tact. I think it was removed in Tiger.
>>Unless someone discovered and changed it after I left Apple (I don't have a
>tablet at hand to test it), even once those eggs were "removed" (by direct
>order), if you print "egg egg egg" (without the quotes) and it is
>successfully >recognized as "egg egg egg", then all the old easter eggs are
>revived. :)
>>- larryy
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