[thechat] Naming Conventions (was: Re: OT - Seeking Laptop Advice)

Bob Davis bob at bobdavis.org
Tue Aug 3 12:48:53 CDT 2004

On Aug 3, 2004, at 11:58 AM, William Anderson wrote:

> Garrett Coakley wrote:
>> [snip]
>> [1] All of my machines have been named after film characters. Previous
>> laptop (a Lombard G3) was called 'leon', this one is named after the
>> rabbit in Donnie Darko
> I think I've mentioned this before, but I go for Star Trek starship 
> names for my kit - Federation/Starfleet ship names for personal kit, 
> Klingon ship names for work kit.

Very odd that this would come up today, as I was thinking of what to 
name my new server. One of my office mates uses metals (but in 
Spanish), and I have been using William Gibson stuff - so the new 
server is Molly. My big PowerBook is Hosaka, and my Pismo is 


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