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Re: Possible new name for "deity"

On Sun, 1 Mar 1998, Joel Klecker wrote:

[ anti trove part snipped ]

> adam is a good name for an administration tool, but Deity is only a package
> manager, therefore using adam as a name for it is a waste. "packrat" is
> good.

True, man that was a 180.

> My idea is "dusk"  (Package Manager == PM, "the sun has set on package
> managers", etc.).

Or we could take it a bit further:
sun -> dusk -> moon -> night -> knight

I kind of liked mother and upm too.  Maybe add on mom and mama.  If it
needs to be longer, that can be arranged.


P.S. on the anit-deity debate:  mroe is a common trojan horse, do we want
diety to be another?

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