A name for this OS

Xavier Defago defago@lsesun6.epfl.ch
07 May 1997 18:29:34 +0200

Mike McDonald <mikemac@titian.engr.sgi.com> writes:
>   LOS is too close to loss!

I would then suggest:	LiOS

1) This is closer to "lion" than "loss"
2) It has a funny syntax a la TeX.
3) It is short.
4) As far as I know, it has no meaning either in English, French,
   German or Japanese.

It is just too bad that, unlike Los, it has no root in the classical


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