Re: virus: Domain name

David McFadzean (
Mon, 26 Feb 1996 16:57:30 -0700

At 02:20 PM 26/02/96 -0600, John Steele wrote:
>Can someone explain why "lucifer" was chosen as the domain name for this
>site? Is it meant to be a joke?

The name was chosen for its mythological symbolism. Lucifer was the
"Bringer of Light", first among angels. He was kicked out of heaven
for having the audacity to question authority. See for a lengthier explanation.

David McFadzean       
Memetic Engineer      
Church of Virus