A listing of computer-buff slang is embellished by the myths, legends, and heroes of a hacker cultureISI: a quantifier meaning x lo- l2 Smaller than nano-; used in the same rather loose connotative way as nano- and micro-. ... ISun: from aviation] A usera#39;s misconfiguration or misuse of a piece of software, producing apparently buglike results (compare UBD). ... The Unix command ping (8) can be used to do this manually (note that ping (8) a#39;s author denies the widespread folk etymology that the name wasanbsp;...
|Title||:||The New Hacker's Dictionary|
|Author||:||Eric S. Raymond|
|Publisher||:||MIT Press - 1996|