work at ashleymoran.me.uk
Wed Sep 14 03:54:18 PDT 2005
Bob Johnson wrote:
> On 9/11/05, legalois <legalois at acm.org> wrote:
>>According to Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlie_Root)
>>The name of a famous American baseball player (1899-1970) "...gives rise
>>to the name used for many "root" system accounts under the UNIX
>>But that does not explain when, how or why?
> When you find out, please update the Wikipedia entry! You ought to be
> able to track down who made that edit in Wikipedia, and ask them for
> more details.
Just as a wild guess... if you write Charlie's name with his initals you
get CHRoot. Could that be it?
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