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The naming scheme of systems in the hackspace is [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_pioneers_in_computer_science "people involved in computing"].  However, pronunciation issues rule out names like Dijkstra, Kay and Hoare.
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The naming scheme of systems in the hackspace (hostname) is [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_pioneers_in_computer_science "people involved in computing"].  However, pronunciation issues rule out names like Dijkstra, Kay and Hoare.
  
 
== Old names ==
 
== Old names ==
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* [[Lovelace]] (Workstation - [[Makerbot]])
 
* [[Lovelace]] (Workstation - [[Makerbot]])
 
* [[Flowers]] (Media PC and [[Door control system]])
 
* [[Flowers]] (Media PC and [[Door control system]])
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* [[Postel]] The SGI O2
  
 
== Potential names ==
 
== Potential names ==

Revision as of 19:14, 24 August 2010

The naming scheme of systems in the hackspace (hostname) is "people involved in computing". However, pronunciation issues rule out names like Dijkstra, Kay and Hoare.

Old names

Names used on systems no longer in use.

  • Knuth

Current names

Potential names

Potential names on the edge of the scheme

Potential names not from the scheme

  • Pong/Ping
  • Micropig/Spiderpig
  • Bubbles, Buttercup & Blossom