I typed “fact” … and got:
Richard Stallman knows of an unfixed bug in TeX.
Well, this was the daily WTF for me. So I asked for help:
octave:2> help fact
`fact’ is a function from the file /usr/local/octave-3.6.1/share/octave/3.6.1/m/miscellaneous/fact.m
— Command: fact
— Function File: T = fact()
Display an amazing and random fact about the world’s greatest
…bla bla bla…
Mmmmm, “Display an amazing and random fact about the world’s greatest hacker?”
So I tried again:
Richard Stallman does not own a mobile phone because he can fashion a crude convex dish and shout into it at the exact resonant frequency of the ozone, causing a voice to seemingly come from the sky above his intended recipient.
That was really funny, so I did it again, and again:
kill -9 invokes Richard Stallman’s rage against a process.
The NOOP was created to give Richard Stallman some time to comb his beard.
Richard Stallman gets 9 bits to the byte.
Richard Stallman’s left and right hands are named “(” and “)”
Richard Stallman user GNU tar to compress air.
Richard Stallman wrote his own library and lives in it.
Richard Stallman’s DNA includes debugging symbols. But he doesn’t need them.
Richard Stallman doesn’t code; he dares the computer to not do his bidding.
Richard Stallman’s anti-virus programs cures HIV.
In an average living room there are 1,242 objects Richard Stallman could use to write an OS, including the room itself.
I kept trying for a while and got:
Richard Stallman found Waldo using grep in /dev/null
Richard Stallman doesn’t like neither PCs-Intel nor Burger King… He prefers e-Macs…
Richard Stallman was coded by himself in lisp with Emacs.
There is no Windows in Richard Stallman’s house… only Doors…
Richard Stallman’s compiler is afraid to report errors.
The lisp reference and the last one where really hilarious…
By the way, factorial is calculated in Octave with “factorial” function, for example:
ans = 120
octave:20> nchoosek(4, 2)
ans = 6
Enjoy the nice Stallman’s Octave Easter Egg