SLUG Mailing List Archives
Re: [SLUG] [SLIGHTLY OT] Machine Names
- To: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] [SLIGHTLY OT] Machine Names
- From: chesty <chesty@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat Oct 7 11:59:39 2000
- User-agent: Mutt/1.0.1i
On Sat, Oct 07, 2000 at 11:28:00AM +1100, Dan Treacy wrote:
> I've decided to buy everyone at slug a beer.
> All entries gratefully accepted. :-)
Anand, Gus, Jeff and Ken :)
There's an RFC on this topic.
In order to easily distinguish between multiple computers, we give
them names. Experience has taught us that it is as easy to choose
bad names as it is to choose good ones. This essay presents
guidelines for deciding what makes a name good or bad.