Ancient Greek "daimon" (δαιμων), Christian "demon" and UNIX-ish "daemon" are not nearly the same. BTW, are you aware what "daemon" stands for and why it is called like that??npap wrote: In the end, poor Socrates was forced to resign from life. He was accused of introducing new daemons, they said; probably Linux, I say.
I knownpap wrote:'Daemon' was used in a metaphoric sense (not literally). It was what Socrates was accused of, ' introducing new, revolutionary ideas'.
Some claim that this is a "backronym" (acronym forged after people had begun to use this term).npap wrote:BTW, I didn't actually know the meaning of DAEMON in Linux.
npap wrote:All of you computer Gurus like to play with dual-meaning scientific terminology.
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