[TUHS] Of login names
lm at mcvoy.com
Mon Jul 18 14:09:21 AEST 2016
On Sun, Jul 17, 2016 at 09:06:27PM -0700, scj at yaccman.com wrote:
> My login name story has many fewer characters. At Bell Labs, it was
> common for people to use their initials as their login name. Dennis was
> dmr, I was scj, Mike Lesk was mel, etc. (Ken was an exception--he was
> ken). When Bjarne Stroustrup joined the company, he chose the login name
> bs. Several of us tried to tactfully suggest that this might not be the
> best choice, but he stuck with it...
I've been lm@ for a long time. The ones I liked the best were lm at sun.com
and lm at cs.stanford.edu.
Larry McVoy lm at mcvoy.com http://www.mcvoy.com/lm
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