Michael P. Soulier
msoulier at storm.ca
Fri Nov 1 17:56:18 EST 2002
On 01/11/02 Shad Young did speaketh:
> I am trying to track down the origins of the name Mandrake as it relates to
> MandrakeSoft. I was reminded that back when they first started it had
> something to do with a Wizard from French lore? Does anybody recall?
> I have searched the web, online encyclopedias, dictionaries and mythology
> sites to no avail.... they all only talk about the root, or Linux.
> Can anybody point me to this legend?
Not sure. Mandrake is a plant, as I recall, one that was often used in
supposed magic potions...
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