Many of our servers are also named after applications, unfortunately.
One of my development servers, however, is named "aarseth", the last
name of the former guitarist of Mayhem. I plan to continue on this
On Thu, Oct 26, 2006 at 03:39:05PM -0400, Jody Fagan wrote:
> Dear Code4Lib folks,
> I'd like to write an anecdotal article about library server nomenclature
> ... I'm for-sure that most librarians don't even know our servers have
> names. I am hoping that some of you might be willing to share (off-list)
> server names you have known in libraries, how/why you chose them, and
> any random thoughts you have about them. Did you inherit them? Did you
> get to pick them out? Do you think the whole idea of server names is
> silly or do you secretly like the fact that your servers have names?
> I am happy to guarantee anonymity (that is, I won't use your name or
> institution in conjunction with any server names) unless you
> specifically want to be identified or given credit for your statements.
> I plan on sharing my institution's server names in my article, but not
> say where they are from....
> thanks for considering this,
> Jody Condit Fagan
> Digital Services Librarian, James Madison University
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