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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Random Hacker as the avatar of the generic hacker in his The New Hacker's Dictionary 1996 (522-30), I want to develop a stereotypical avatar named A.
The New Hacker's Dictionary and its online version, The Jargon File (www.
So explains Eric Raymond, author of the New Hacker's Dictionary.
There is little of the humor found in Jargon and certainly none of the flippancy contained in The New Hacker's Dictionary.
The next best thing to a visit to this nerdy netherworld may be a run through The New Hacker's Dictionary (MIT, 2d ed.

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