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From Diane Holt <>
Subject Re: Origin of the name Ant
Date Mon, 25 Sep 2000 08:44:10 GMT
--- Stefan Bodewig <> wrote:
> >>>>> "WG" == Weiqi Gao <> writes:
>  WG> I was hoping there is a dramatic story behind the name, but I'll
>  WG> settle on any explanation.
> I guess only duncan (James Duncan Davidson) knows, but I'm not sure he
> still has the time to follow this list. 

I thought it was the thing about how an ant can lift several zillion times
its own weight, even though it's just a tiny little thing. (Think it's in
a doc somewhere -- maybe the design doc?)



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