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 DRAGON n. (MIT) A program similar to a "daemon" (q.v.),
       except that it is not invoked at all, but is instead used by the
       system to perform various secondary tasks. A typical example would be
       an accounting program, which keeps track of who is logged in,
       accumulates load- average statistics, etc. At MIT, all free TV's
       display a list of people logged in, where they are, what they're
       running, etc. along with some random picture (such as a unicorn,
       Snoopy, or the Enterprise) which is generated by the "NAME
       DRAGON". See PHANTOM. 



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