COOKIES.TXT in 1994 according to Microsoft

Reading through this beautiful 1994 email remnant of a Microsoft that was trying to beat Apple and Unix from owning the Internet, apart from the zinger after zinger, my favourite element is the very innocent 1994 version of a COOKIES.TXT. The file was about baking cookies, the food ones. So sweet and innocent.

“The word on the Internet is that if you want to bring a server online, buy a Unix. If you want to get a cool Internet client, use Unix - or better yet buy a Macintosh.”