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Every wonder where the name "Longhorn" comes from? I did and heard a little story that went like this:

Come and listen to a story about a man named Gates
A rich pioneer looking to keep Windows rich (with features of course)
And then one day while skiing Blackcomb and Whistler too
He had to make a pit-stop along a highway 99 jewel
...Longhorn bar that is, pints of beer, burgers too....

Well the first thing you know ol Gates got an idea
The patrons said "Longhorn is what we got here"
said "Vector GDI is the place you ought to be"
So Gates tipped his glass and said "thank you kindly"

Avalon, that is, WinFS and FX too.

... Y'all come back now, y'hear?

Well, maybe it is not exactly like that .... but anyway, There is a bar in the north (or south if you are John Bristowe) between Blackcomb and Whistler called Longhorn and there are a number of developers that I know that have been making “pilgrimages” to the bar. Have you made the trip yet?

Posted on Monday, November 10, 2003 8:30 AM Windows , Microsoft | Back to top


Comments on this post: Between Whistler and Blackcomb lies Longhorn Country!

# re: Between Whistler and Blackcomb lies Longhorn Country!
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Hey! I'm not *that* far north! Geez... ;-)
Left by John Bristowe on Nov 10, 2003 2:50 PM

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