Larry Horner is one of the software developers who works on DWF projects. As a long time programmer on DWF, Larry was featured in an Easter Egg that appeared in the Autodesk Express Viewer.
A software Easter Egg gets its name because this functionality is not immediately apparent in the application. To use it, users have to hunt for it. Since it has to be hunted for, it is normally extracurricular in nature. In Larry's case, the HTML page was displayed if the user issued a control-left-click command in the About Box of the viewer.
Autodesk is a great company to work for. Though we routinely work long hours, employees are entitled to a 6-week sabbatical after 4 years of continuous service. Larry recently took the opportunity to visit Kilimanjaro. He enjoyed his time with the friendly people there:
Kilimanjaro is Africa's highest peak.Though this is one of the most spectacular vantage points in Africa, conditions were such that visibility was about 3 feet when Larry reached the summit:
I guess Larry will have to stick to looking for Easter Eggs instead of looking across the vastness of Africa from atop a mountain. To those of us working with DWF, the two are equally eye opening.
[Yes the title is an homage to the 1979 American TV show: Hello, Larry.]