When all the D/UX are thirty-two bit, we'll have the new name

The dog will be sent into the pond

OK, so we know that Compaq will change the name of Digital Unix on the first of February. It's all getting a bit Katmai-like, isn't it? However, it now appears that DEC -- oops Tandem -- oops Compaq is spending a fistful of money with marketing consultancies who have two favourites in the running. The first is Tru Cluster, faintly redolent of after shave lotion, Tandem technology and a bunch of bananas, while the second is 64 bits. Our correspondent tells us that a better name for D/UX would be Digital Unix... ®

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