[ILUG] When servers grow up ....
Foley, Brian (Galway)
Brian.P.Foley at compaq.com
Fri Sep 1 16:09:12 IST 2000
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Niall O Broin [mailto:niall at magicgoeshere.com]
> Sent: Friday, September 01, 2000 12:51 PM
> To: ilug at linux.ie
> Subject: Re: [ILUG] When servers grow up ....
> On Fri, Sep 01, 2000 at 09:38:23AM +0100, Frank Peelo wrote:
> > Unfortunately, 'brace' means the same as 'pair'. I submit that a
> and I don't ever recall hearing brace used except in the
> context of things
> alive, or formerly alive (i.e. that's a nice brace of pheasant). My
'brace of pheasants' was what inspired my sysadmin vision. I though it meant
multiple pheasants, but it's actually just two as several people have
pointed out. www.m-w.com says that it comes from the latin braccia (arms),
which I guess makes some sort of twisted sense.
Still, its amazing what you learn off ILUG.
'sprong' is pretty cool, but it's already used in C:
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