Name of CircleMud

From: John Evans (evansj@HI-LINE.NET)
Date: 11/21/97

On Fri, 21 Nov 1997, David Klasinc wrote:

> ObCircle:
> Why is it called Circle Mud anyway?!!?!?

It was the name of the machine that Jeremy first compiled his MUD on, and
back then people named their MUDs after the machines. Someone else (a
friend?) asked him when he was going to announce "CircleMUD" and the name

(A more accurate, and better described story is available at

Maybe add that to the FAQ? (if it's not already there) It's not useful
information, but it is an interesting read. :)

John Evans <>

May the source be with you.

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