Marc Heiler wrote:
> What do we learn?
> 
> Giving good names is not so easy!
> 
> SPS: btw "daemons" is not the same as "demons" - not that either one 
> would be a good, meaningful name. :P

Read em and weep sucker. This is from whatever page that was that the 
dude linked to about some kind of Daemon program.




"Many people equate the word ``daemon'' with the word ``demon,'' 
implying some kind of Satanic connection between UNIX and the 
underworld. This is an egregious misunderstanding. ``Daemon'' is 
actually a much older form of ``demon''; daemons have no particular bias 
towards good or evil, but rather serve to help define a person's 
character or personality. The ancient Greeks' concept of a ``personal 
daemon'' was similar to the modern concept of a ``guardian angel'' --- 
``eudaemonia'' is the state of being helped or protected by a kindly 
spirit. As a rule, UNIX systems seem to be infested with both daemons 
and demons." (p403)

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