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i was interested in this too a few weeks ago...
i looked around on the site and found hundreds of refrences to slack but none to slackware. then i went to the subgenius IRC channel where I was told that Patrick is a member of the church of the subgenius and that the name slackware was in fact derived from it. i couldn't find any more information though.
doesn't seem to be anything much more interesting to say about this. then again, with this little information floating around who says its not a big conspiracy of some sort?