Jargon File

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Jargon File

(jargon, publication, humour)
The on-line hacker Jargon File maintained by Eric S. Raymond. A large collection of definitions of computing terms, including much wit, wisdom, and history.

Many definitions in this dictionary are from v3.0.0 of 1993-07-27.

Latest version: 4.4.2 (2003-05-22), as of 2003-06-09.

Jargon File Home.

See also Yellow Book, Jargon.
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To 'own' something in hacker slang is to take control of it, and once he understood how to control the Zoombak, he was able to adapt the method to cars.
Each member is well versed in the technical jargon used by system administrators; they must be equally well versed in the hacker slang used on what is known as the Undernet--the "dark side"--of the Internet.