[TUHS] etymology of cron

Greg 'groggy' Lehey grog at lemis.com
Sun Jan 3 08:22:24 AEST 2016

On Saturday,  2 January 2016 at 12:56:35 -0700, Marc Rochkind wrote:
> [To Greg Lehey: As anyone can edit the article, you could could add
> a paragraph about bogus claims as to what cron means if you want,
> but, in my opinion, the article is better without this distracting
> discussion.]

Yes, I have edited it already.  I'm biding my time in the hope that
TEDickey will go away.  And I still firmly believe that the incorrect
claims need to be mentioned.  I said all this before:

> On Fri, Dec 25, 2015 at 3:22 PM, Greg 'groggy' Lehey <grog at lemis.com> wrote:
>> Yes, but you've removed the reference to the incorrect expansions.
>> As I noted at some length earlier in this thread, that's not
>> appropriate.  It ignores the fact that people have made these
>> claims, it removes the comment that they're unsubstantiated, and it
>> prepares the field for somebody else to make the claim again, with
>> possibly even more bizarre expmanations.  I won't back it out yet,
>> because I can see further changes coming from other directions.
>> Once again this Tedickey character has been very active.

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