Sony's New Operating System (Haiku Error Messages)

Sony has announced its own computer operating system now available on its
hot new portable PC called the Vaio. Instead of producing the cryptic error
messages characteristic of Microsoft's Windows 95, 3.1, and DOS operating
systems, Sony's chairman Asai Tawara said, "We intend to capture the high
ground by putting a human,  Japanese,  face on what has been - until now an
operating system that reflects Western cultural hegemony. For example, we
have replaced the impersonal and unhelpful Microsoft error messages with our
own Japanese haiku poetry." The chairman went on to give examples of Sony's
new error  messages:

 A file that big?
 It might be very useful.
 But now it is gone.

 The Web site you seek
 cannot be located but
 countless more exist

 Chaos reigns within.
 Reflect, repent, and reboot.
 Order shall return.

 ABORTED effort:
 Close all that you have worked on.
 You ask way too much.

 Yesterday it worked
 Today it is not working
 Windows is like that.

 First snow, then silence.
 This thousand dollar screen dies
 so beautifully.

 With searching comes loss
 and the presence of absence:
 "My Novel" not found.

 The Tao that is seen
 Is not the true Tao, until
 You bring fresh toner.

 Windows NT crashed.
 I am the Blue Screen of Death.
 No one hears your screams.

 Stay the patient course
 Of little worth is your ire
 The network is down

 A crash reduces
 your expensive computer
 to a simple stone.

 Three things are certain:
 Death, taxes, and lost data.
 Guess which has occurred.

 You step in the stream,
 but the water has moved on.
 This page is not here.

 Out of memory.
 We wish to hold the whole sky,
 But we never will.

 Having been erased,
 The document you're seeking
 Must now be retyped.

 Serious error.
 All shortcuts have disappeared.
 Screen. Mind. Both are blank.

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