TOP SECRET MICROSOFT CODE

#include < nonsense.h>

#include < lies.h>

#include < spyware.h> /* Microsoft Network Connectivity library */

#include < process.h> /* For the court of law */

#define say(x) lie(x)

#define computeruser ALL_WANT_TO_BUY_OUR_BUGWARE

#define next_year soon

#define the_product_is_ready_to_ship another_beta_version

void main()

{

if (latest_window_version>one_month_old) {

if (there_are_still_bugs)

market(bugfix);

if (sales_drop_below_certain_point)

raise(RUMOURS_ABOUT_A_NEW_BUGLESS_VERSION); }

while(everyone_chats_about_new_version)

{

make_false_promise(it_will_be_multitasking); /* Standard Call, in lie.h */

if (rumours_grow_wilder)

make_false_promise(it_will_be_plug_n_play); if (rumours_grow_even_wilder)

{

market_time=ripe;

say("It will be ready in one month);

order(programmers, stop_fixing_bugs_in_old_version); order(programmers,

start_brainstorm_about_new_version); order(marketingstaff,

permission_to_spread_nonsense); vapourware=TRUE;

break;

}

}

switch (nasty_questions_of_the_worldpress) {

case WHEN_WILL_IT_BE_READY:

say("It will be ready in", today+30_days," we're just testing"); break;

case WILL_THIS_PLUG_AND_PLAY_THING_WORK:

say("Yes it will work");

ask(programmers, why_does_it_not_work);

pretend(there_is_no_problem);

break;

case WHAT_ARE_MINIMAL_HARDWARE_REQUIREMENTS:

say("It will run on a 8086 with lightning speed due to"

" the 32 bits architecture");

inform(INTEL, "Pentium sales will rise skyhigh"); inform(SAMSUNG, "Start a

new memorychip plant"

"'cos all those customers will need at least 32 megs"); inform(QUANTUM,

"Thanks to our fatware your sales will triple"); get_big_bonus(INTEL,

SAMSUNG, QUANTUM);

break;

case DOES_MICROSOFT_GET_TOO_MUCH_INFLUENCE:

say("Oh no, we are just here to make a better world for

everyone");

register(journalist, Big_Bill_Book);

when(time_is_ripe)

{

arrest(journalist);

brainwash(journalist);

when(journalist_says_windows95_is_bugfree) {

order(journalist, "write a nice objective article"); release (journalist);

}

}

break;

}

while (vapourware)

{

introduction_date++; /* Delay */

if (no_one_believes_anymore_there_will_be_a_release)

break;

say("It will be ready in",today+ONE_MONTH); }

release(beta_version)

while (everyone_is_dumb_enough_to_buy_our_bugware) {

bills_bank_account += 150*megabucks;

release(new_and_even_better_beta_version);

introduce(more_memory_requirements);

if (customers_report_installation_problems) {

say("that is a hardware problem, not a software problem"); if

(smart_customer_says_but_you_promised_plug_and_play) {

ignore(customer);

order(microsoft_intelligence_agency, "Keep an eye on this

bastard");

}

}

if (there_is_another_company)

{

steal(their_ideas);

accuse(company, stealing_our_ideas);

hire(a_lot_of_lawyers); /* in process.h */

wait(until_other_company_cannot_afford_another_lawsuit);

buy_out(other_company);

}

}

/* Now everyone realizes that we sell bugware and they are all angry at

us */

order(plastic_surgeon, make_bill_look_like_poor_bastard);

buy(nice_little_island); hire(harem);

laugh_at(everyone,

for_having_the_patience_year_after_year_for_another_unfinished_version); }

void bugfix(void)

{

charge (a_lot_of_money)

if (customer_says_he_does_not_want_to_pay_for_bugfix)

say("It is not a bugfix but a new version"); if (still_complaints)

{

ignore(customer);

register(customer, big_Bill_book);

/* We'll get him when everyone uses Billware!!*/ }

}