Death Star


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Death Star

["Star Wars" film] 1. The AT&T corporate logo, which appears on computers sold by AT&T and bears an uncanny resemblance to the Death Star in the movie. This usage is particularly common among partisans of BSD Unix, who tend to regard the AT&T versions as inferior and AT&T as a bad guy. Copies still circulate of a poster printed by Mt. Xinu showing a starscape with a space fighter labelled 4.2BSD streaking away from a broken AT&T logo wreathed in flames.

2. AT&T's internal magazine, "Focus", uses "death star" to describe an incorrectly done AT&T logo in which the inner circle in the top left is dark instead of light - a frequent result of dark-on-light logo images.
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If a rat appears in a room, I have to work hard to prevent myself from jumping on the nearest table" TV naturalist Sir David Attenborough "It's really rather simple: step one, blow up a Death Star. You will gain the goodwill and deep gratitude of untold millions and it will last a lifetime" Star Wars actor Mark Hamill on how to become an icon WRITE Letters Editor Media Wales Ltd, Six Park Street, Cardiff CF10 1XR e-mail readers@walesonline.co.uk NOTE please include your name and address for publication and a daytime telephone number