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Re: [opensuse] [OT] What's in a Name? [was: Missing i686 packages from download.opensuse.org]
  • From: Randall R Schulz <rschulz@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2006 08:13:31 -0800
  • Message-id: <200612130813.31749.rschulz@xxxxxxxxx>
On Wednesday 13 December 2006 05:54, Patrick Shanahan wrote:
> ...
> > > You must be thinking of that Perl guy, Randal Schwartz. I'm
> > > Randall Schulz. What's the difference? I know how to spell
> > > Randall...
> >
> > ouch! Sorry 'bout that . I, most obviously didn't know.. OTH, you
> > can't be sure it wasn't just my usual (non)typing skill that caused
> > that "oops!"
>
> Must remember, perl is known an haveing many ways to do one thing.
> Perhaps the same exists in spelling Randal[l]'s surname.
>
> :^)

Oh, it's not the surname. Schwartz means "black," Schulz
means "protector," or something of that ilk. Sadly, it shares a root
with the first word of SS, or Schutzstaffel.

Instead, let's think of Charles Schulz, may he rest in peace.


> --
> Patrick Shanahan


Randall Schulz
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