Re: [NTLK] [OT] iPod was from DEC, Palo Alto

From: Keith Johnson <>
Date: Sat Dec 30 2006 - 12:10:19 EST

On Dec 30, 2006, at 8:43 AM, John wrote:

> The iPod project had to be so secret it was named the P-68 for project
> 68. Another project was code-named "Sagan" as in Carl. Carl
> supposedly threatened or actually sued Apple for using his name!
> As a
> backhanded coy rename of the Sagan project as "BHA" it's rumored that
> BHA stood for Butt-Head Astronomer, LOL. No disrespect intended.

According to several Apple history sites, the "Sagan" and "BHA" names
were for the Power Mac 7100.

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