Re: virus: calendar

Dave Pape (
Sun, 28 Feb 1999 17:09:58 -0800

At 09:47 28/02/99 -0500, you wrote:

>>Oh... we could have a day of mourning on the day that the Library in
>>Alexandria was burned. (do historians even know the exact day?)
>While calendars in general are pretty much useless,

I dunno... everyone has their own "oo, it's uncle chris's birthday, then it's dad's birthday, then it's mother's day" sort of folk calendar. "We always take our holiday in the autumn, my dear." Clubs have their annual general meeting knees-up, groups of friends have regular reunions.

>I do like
>the idea of starting _something_ from the day (or the ceremonial
>eventday) of the burning of the Library- the single most devatating
>memetic event in the history of the known universe.

Everyone could send home-made email cards. And there could be a special festive ICQ fest when everyone gets drunk or on drugs.