Re: Possible new name for "deity"
How about Hal.
Humble Administrative Liberator.
Henry Hollenberg firstname.lastname@example.org
On Tue, 24 Feb 1998, Brandon Mitchell wrote:
> On Mon, 23 Feb 1998, Shaleh wrote:
> > I know how this sounds but..... I do not like the sound of it. It
> > sounds odd, and its name does not reflect its use. dselect is a good
> > name and I would like to see something similar.
> I have to agree. The term I'm thinking of is intuitive. Someone should
> be able to set down at a debian box once in a blue moon and remember the
> administrative program's name. I only admin a sun box 2 or 3 times a
> year, but admintool is very intuitive, so I don't have a problem
> remembering it. I'm sorry Bruce, I know you've given this a lot of
> thought. From what I gather so far:
> 1) needs to be a good length name (4-8 chars, 2 is too short)
> 2) not debian specific
> 3) not package installation specific
> 4) intuitive and memorable
> Would it be too confusing if we called it "sysadmin" (sorry, when I can't
> think of a term, I steal it).
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