Re: [OT] Naming Schemes
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Richard Lyons wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 05, 2008 at 02:09:34PM +1100, Rich Healey wrote:
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>> Owen Townend wrote:
>>> Staying off-topic :)
>>> Naming schemes wise - Good idea with the bond girls.
>>> My VM names are all coffee related: arabica dusting froth platter mocha
>>> A customer site I visited had their servers named after greek gods, and
>>> It's always amusing walking into a new site and discovering their naming
>> I've been through a few naming schemes, greek gods is good, but common
>> (i used to be a network analyst, if i had a dollar for each "zeus" i've
>> I like bond girls, some cool names out there (though i was just
>> discussing with a mate that many are not really usable, however funny,
>> this new box will be public routable, i don't think pussy.psychotik.info
> Miaow, why not?
> But a name can be a snare and a delusion: we had another
> quasi-classical name, atticus, so called because it was located in the
> attic. Then we moved house and it was relocated under the stairs...
> And I had my office in the potting-shed for a time, so my very
> odd-looking skeletal tower box, with bits bolted on in all directions,
> was named potty. But it soon moved indoors and got a new case so that
> name was out of date too. And how much refitting is needed to justify a
> rename? new processer, new case, new motherboard, new hard drives, but
> all at different times, so at which point should it be renamed?
Example is my Pentium MMX laptop, moved from debian testing to Gentoo
last night (still love debian, just decided i want a gentoo box). It was
named SmegMachine (i love red dward) but jumped on the chance to move it
into the new scheme. I think that solitaire (live and let die) works
I still have my webserver, named webserv.
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