[Mageia-discuss] origin of the name "mageia"?

Wolfgang Bornath molch.b at googlemail.com
Thu Sep 23 14:33:47 CEST 2010

2010/9/23 Remy CLOUARD <shikamaru at mandriva.org>:
> On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 07:55:34PM +0200, Wolfgang Bornath wrote:
>> That's what they told me in school when we talked about Homer and
>> Plato and Sokrates and all the other guys with beards who used to live
>> in barrels. :)
> Hey, I thought only Diogene used to do that :D

Yes, of course, I was in generalising mode (many US Americans seem to
think that all Germans run around in Lederhosen, drinking beer and
eating Sauerkraut, listening to Blaskapelle and singing about
Gemütlichkeit). So I said all those old greek philosophers and play
writers were living in barrels :)

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