Hidden Open Source winks

09 Jul 2008

For some random reason I downloaded Last.fm client code (it is a Qt application). What is my surprise when I arrive to the about dialog (don’t ask me why), and read:

new QShortcut( QKeySequence( Qt::Key_M, Qt::Key_L, Qt::Key_I ), this, SLOT(onEasterEgg()) );

As I wanted to keep the magic, I didn’t look to onEasterEgg slot, and run to press M + L + I on my application. I was waiting to something like a nice pang game or whatever, but found something different… also funny 🙂

We all know for example Mozilla Firefox has on the latest version some other winks too. This is not only a closed source feature ! 🙂

And, of course…

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