Reply to post: Re: Naming machines

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Re: Naming machines

The downside of 'boring' names is that it's too easy to stick a digit on the end. And 'hq-sun-1' is just one typo away from the far more important 'hq-sun-2'. Whereas you have to make a lot of typos to accidentally shut down 'slartibartfast' instead of 'erik'.

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