Open source software is well known for its humor.Â There are jokes everywhere – in application names, documentation, command line arguments, source code, etc.Â Announcements of new versions aren’t an exception.Â But the recent one, for Network Manager 0.7 wins the grand prize from me.Â Here is how it starts:
NetworkManager 0.7 is the new Chuck Norris
It will cure cancer. It can divide by zero. It can touch M.C. Hammer.
This just blew me off, although there are a few more int he full text of the announcement.
P.S.: If you don’t get the Chuck Norris reference, here are some Chuck Norris facts.