bind Bind or BIND?

Eivind Olsen eivind at
Thu Jan 27 07:10:23 UTC 2011

>> Yes, BIND is an acronym for Berkeley Internet Name Daemon.
> Berkeley Internet Name Domain.

Perhaps you're both right, sort of. :
The name BIND stands for "Berkeley Internet Name Daemon"

Wikipedia also mentions both versions of the name, on :
The acronym of BIND is Berkeley Internet Name Domain in a technical paper
published in 1984. However, the most common acronym today and the one that
can be found on the ISC web site is Berkeley Internet Name Daemon.

Eivind Olsen

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