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Now here is a quirky Microsoft technote

Thu 29 Nov 2007, 08:53 AM

by Ben Langhinrichs
You can read it yourself here if you think I made this up.  Of course, the idea that "It's a Small, Small World" is classical music is a bit disturbing.  And I can't figure out whether the fact that it was posted four days before April 1 means it was an April Fools joke that jumped the gun or whether they rushed it in to be sure it wasn't seen as one.

Microsoft technote about classical music

Copyright 2007 Genii Software Ltd.

What has been said:

641.1. Jan Van Puyvelde
(30/11/2007 06:34)

With my computer, it's a single continuous high note. Seems much more likely to make you turn off your pc than a melody ...

641.2. Patrick Montavon
(12/03/2007 04:24 AM)

I think they used "classical" because their preferred term "legacy" would be inappropriate in this context. :)

641.3. Dan Sickles
(12/03/2007 12:35 PM)

Two demerits for even mentioning IASW. Now it will be stuck in my head until Lotusphere (If I play it at the jam session, it's your fault). If my BIOS plays it, I'll flash it to straight 0s.