Beowulf Trivia Question.

Douglas Eadline deadline at plogic.com
Tue Apr 10 07:32:24 EDT 2001


On Mon, 9 Apr 2001 kragen at pobox.com wrote:

> "KL Davis" <info at nanux.com> writes:
> > "class" of computer... Why did they name it Beowulf? I have no idea...




> >
> > I have always assumed that it relates to the original tale of Beowulf the
> > warrior and how he organized a group of otherwise individual groups and
> > people to fight the... well hell, read the legend yourself --
>
> Except he didn't.  Hrothgar organized a group of otherwise individual
> etc., and they were powerless against Grendel and against his mother
> --- until Beowulf showed up and beat each of them in solo combat.
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