Random.

May. 2nd, 2005 03:03 pm
trysha: (Geek)
About 6 years ago I worked at AutoZone
as a sysadmin and programmer.

The naming scheme for all UNIX machines was "cars". SCO Machines had to
be named after "American Motors" cars, novell and NT machines were Japanese
cars, and the others had free license to be named after anything. Our
main nameserver was a J40 running AIX named "Yugo".

I named my workstation "Christine". Very few people understood this.
them) Your workstation has to be named after a car.
me) It is.
them) *look of horror*

Not sure why that bothered people.

I was reminded of this from the Herbie the Love Bug preview we saw while
[livejournal.com profile] chaos_by_design, [livejournal.com profile] saxifrage, and I were waiting
for HHGTTG to start.

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