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Farts and f-bombs: see the hidden jokes in Microsoft’s early code

26
Mar
2014

It seems that Microsofts programmers werent afraid to joke around a little bit while they were first coding some of its biggest software titles back in the 80s. Yesterday, Microsoft and the Computer History Museum released the source code from early versions of MS-DOS and Word, and after combing through the files, developer Leon Zandman discovered a number of easter eggs, jokes, and even a brag hidden among the code. Coded inline because were gods, reads one note in Words source code.

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