Re: Daedalus: (was Re: Think of a name and win $100!)

Keith Elis (
Sun, 23 Nov 1997 17:34:19 -0500

Michael Lorrey wrote:

> The only thing I don't like about it is that Deadalus failed...

What do you mean? Daedalus escaped quite handily, it was Icarus who died, and that
was payback for Daedalus' earlier transgressions. Daedalus killed his nephew (an
apprentice more skilled than he) out of jealousy. That's why he was in Minos' palace
to begin with (exile or something).

> Prometheus is more apt, but taken by the cryonics people.
> I would suggest Arcadians or Hesperians....

These some to have some utopian connotations, which may or may not be a good thing.

> How many fnords did you see before breakfast today?

That depends on how closely you're reading the DOJ's press releases concerning Gates
<fnord> and Microsoft <fnord>. :-)

Boat drinks,

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