Re: Digital signature in muLinux - tests wanted

Date: Thu Nov 09 2000 - 21:14:21 CET

In a message dated 11/9/00 1:59:10 PM Central Standard Time, writes:

> >
> > not a german word, but my english-to-english-translater sais:
> > "mutt: slang for 'ignorant blunderer', example: You silly big mutt"
> Ok, but why to call "mutt" a mail-reader?
> The mutt motto/slogan is:
> "All mail clients suck. This one just sucks less." -me, circa 1995
> There is some relation?
> Michele

"mutt" is an American slang term for a dog of mixed and informal breeding,
usually of friendly disposition. Frequently trained to go and fetch the
family newspaper, etc.
I always thought it was a Unix-ish play on "Fido", the generic name for the
American family dog, as well as refering to Fidonet.


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