[PLUG-TALK] Software Release Nomenclature

Dick Steffens dick at dicksteffens.com
Thu Mar 26 13:38:03 PDT 2015

On 03/26/2015 01:24 PM, Paul Heinlein wrote:
> On Thu, 26 Mar 2015, Rich Shepard wrote:
>> On Thu, 26 Mar 2015, Paul Heinlein wrote:
>>> And they're fun to devise; concocting hostname schemes is one of the
>>> longest-tenured perks of being a sysadmin.
>>  That's a perspective that would never have occurred to me.
> At work, I currently monitor 99 on-site named hosts. Some have 
> device-specific names (ap-01, sw-0199), but most are just English 
> words. We have a couple larger groupings of computers that have naming 
> themes (local hotels for one, mineral names for another).
> Then we have a whole class of more-or-less whimsically named machines:

Some friends of mine with a small network named each machine after one 
of the seven dwarfs.


Dick Steffens

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