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Re: [OT] Naming Schemes

On Wed, Mar 05, 2008 at 04:24:28PM -0600, Ron Johnson wrote:
> On 03/05/08 06:10, Andrei Popescu wrote:
> > On Wed, Mar 05, 2008 at 09:51:03AM +0100, Richard Lyons wrote:
> >  
> >> 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 name was out of date too.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?
> > 
> > My (currently down) computer is called bixi, because it has an Intel BX 
> > mainboard. If it turns out I will have to replace it (I hope it's only 
> > the memory, otherwise I'll have to change just about everything) I'll 
> > have to think of a new name as well.
> Disgusting Scots food.
> $ uname -n
> haggis

my 7 year old named the G3 iMac reborn into a sid machine: Crusher

I just don't understand 7 year old girls, and it doesn't get any
better as they grow up, but kudos to her for a great name...


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