David J. Fiander wrote:
> Naming computers is always fun. My main computer at home is always
> "Golem", and if I ever had had the power to name a series of
> computers, I was going to name them after famous Canadian maritime
> disasters ("Erebus" and "Terror" were going to be the first two).
My development machines have always been named after ships that have
been named after something else, just to supply both a theme and an
inside joke. A sad pathetic life perhaps, but there it is. So I'm
writing this on Bohemian, while testing some code on Corinthian, and
pulling email from Assiniboia.
That said, I've always *avoided* ship names associated with major
collisions and fires. So I'll leave Noronic, Hammonic, and Bavarian for
> RFC 1178 (http://www.apps.ietf.org/rfc/rfc1178.html) has some good
> dos and don'ts for naming a computer, and is a pretty fun read too.
That *has* to be the most interesting RFC it has ever been my pleasure