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From Steven Noels <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Official Name for "Geronimo" Project
Date Wed, 03 Dec 2003 10:08:14 GMT
On Dec 3, 2003, at 7:37 AM, Jeremy Boynes wrote:

> Ted Leung wrote:
>> Xerces is a butterfly.  It is not a misspelling of Xerxes (the person)
> According to
> "The French entomologist Boisduval named the butterfly for King 
> Xerxes, but retained the French spelling, Xerces."
> [ runs quickly away to put another coat of paint on the bikeshed ]

LOL (sorry for that)

I was thinking I was just reading a longish mailing list thread - but 
this is becoming a Go game, actually. A pity there's only two colors in 

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