[H-GEN] Hostnames in meeting.humbug.org.au

Robert Stanford rob at rotapile.com
Mon Aug 16 06:54:06 EDT 2004

James Mills wrote:

> Most people I would think would know some form of chemistry (I do at
> least) so therefore the periodic table would be better.
> More widely known ihmo. Not everyone has studied the names of the
> constellations of the stars (I haven't, don't know a single one, except
> perhaps Orion).

Youd be amazed at how many people wouldnt know the difference between an 
element and a compound.

How about diseases, everybody encounters them. Theres plenty of people 
unfamiliar with elements, trust me. Probably the closest a virus would 
come to most of the machines too :)

Would also be a fairly unique naming scheme.

    Robert Stanford

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