help me name my computers!

James Iwanek chthon at chthon-uk.com
Tue Jun 11 09:58:03 PDT 2002


thanks but see my new post "the list sofar" - ive already finished the
list - sorry dude - if i get any more systems (which i undoubtably will then
you will have priority naming them)
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Jay

"Rob 'Feztaa' Park" <feztaa at shaw.ca> wrote in message
news:20020611154804.GD441 at foo.com...
> Alas! James Iwanek spake thus:
> > hey guys, ive been naming my 15 odd computers (or at least attempting
to)
> > but ive run out of ideas. any one got any ideas? (just fill in the empty
> > items on the list and post on this group)
>
> Use letters from the greek alphabet. That'll give you 24 names, IIRC.
> And they'll be consistent, too ;)
>
> Name them alphabetically -- best to worst. You wouldn't want a 486 to be
> known as the alpha-computer ;)
>
> > Pentium3 #2    - alpha
> > Pentium3 #1    - beta
> > Pentium2 #2    - gamma
> > Pentium2 #1    - delta
> > Pentium1 #7    - epsilon
> > Pentium1 #6    - zeta
> > Pentium1 #5    - eta
> > Pentium1 #4    - theta
> > Pentium1 #3    - iota
> > Pentium1 #2    - kappa
> > Pentium1 #1    - lambda
> > 486 #5    - mu
> > 486 #4    - nu
> > 486 #3    - xi
> > 486 #2    - omicron
> > 486 #1    - pi
> > 286       - rho
>
> A google search will find many excellent greek reference pages ;)
>
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