Re: [mulinux] Per chi e' curioso ...

From: Michele Andreoli (andreoli@pisoft.it)
Date: Mon Jan 18 1999 - 16:02:48 CET


On Mon, Jan 18, 1999 at 12:36:19PM +0000, Karl-Heinz Zimmer wrote:
> > Perch "MU" linux? "Mu" vuol dire qualcosa, o un semplice mesagio
> > subliminare compattato in due lettere?!? :))
>
> This "mu" stands a greek letter (see Unicode Latin-1 char 0x0b5)
> frequently used for indicating the millions part of something.
>
> For example "mu meter" (m) stands for micro meter and is the one
> millions part of a meter.
>
> Probably the reason for the name "muLinux" is it's tiny size: just one
> floppy and a single (optional) X11-addon.
>
>
>

Oh, thanks Karl for your accuracy and synthesis.
Are You German, aren't You? :)))

-- 
Mi sarebbe piaciuto concludere con un'affermazione positiva, ma
non me ne vengono in mente. Vanno bene due negative?
						-- Woody Allen


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