Subject: Re: N.logo - who is daemon ?
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/04/1997 11:45:18
Jukka Marin wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 03, 1997 at 08:09:46AM -0800, Dustin Sallings wrote:
> > > Err, in this part of the world, a daemon (demon) is always bad, trying
> > > to harm people.  The opposite is (I guess) an angel who protects people,
> > > understands them etc.
> > 
> > 	That's strange, the daemon was originally just a spirit that served its
> > master.  I mean, really, do you think that little guy could harm anyone? 
> And who's the master of the demons? ;-)  I don't want my computers being
> possessed by the devil..

Master is the owner of the computer IMHO. He masters the daemon.

> Have we all got this much spare time? :-)

Heh, it's fun no ? One can't just work all the life, can (s)he ? ;-)

Jaromir Dolecek <>
It is better never to have been born.  But who among us has such luck?
One in a million, perhaps.