Beowulf Trivia Question.

A Hamzah Jaafar amir at
Wed Apr 11 08:02:43 EDT 2001

On Mon, 9 Apr 2001 kragen at wrote:

> Date: Mon, 9 Apr 2001 21:41:24 -0400 (EDT)
> From: kragen at
> To: KL Davis <info at>
> Cc: gscluster at, beowulf at
> Subject: Re: Beowulf Trivia Question.
> "KL Davis" <info at> 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.

well I guess its just like the movie "13 Warriors" starring antonio

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