that 2nd ref is mine, too.
On Friday, December 25, 2015, David <david(a)kdbarto.org> wrote:
It has been updated again:
The origin of the name cron is from the Greek word for time, χρόνος
(chronos). (Ken Thompson, author of cron, has confirmed this in a
private communication with Brian Kernighan.)
So it would appear that if enough people bang on enough keyboards on the
Wikipedia site, things can change.