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At least the DEC guys at uVax chip design did.
" We stumbled across this message while examining the scribe lane on a
Digital CVAX microprocessor used in the MicroVAX 3000 and 6200 series
computers. Chip designer Bob Supnik tells us that the text is Cyrillic
using Russian words for the phrase:
"VAX - when you care enough to steal the very best "
Apparently this quotation was gleaned from a sign on a purloined VAX 780
used by the Soviet military and was intended to send a special message
to Russian chip designers determined to reverse engineer Digital's
"When I think back on all the *** I learned in Vax school
It's a wonder I fixed anything at all." (to the tune of Kodachrome)