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 Jargon File: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The original Jargon File was a collection of hacker slang from technical cultures including the MIT AI Lab[Click link for more facts about this topic], EHandler: no quick summary.
The file was quickly renamed JARGON > (the '>' caused versioning under ITS) as a flurry of enhancements were made by Mark Crispin and Guy Steele[For more facts and a topic of this subject, click this link].
The File expanded by fits and starts until about 1983; Richard Stallman[For more facts and a topic of this subject, click this link] was prominent among the contributors, EHandler: no quick summary.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/j/ja/jargon_file.htm   (2692 words)

  
 Jargon File at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The file was quickly renamed JARGON > (the '>' caused versioning under ITS) as a flurry of enhancements were made by Mark Crispin and Guy Steele.
The AI Lab culture had been hit hard in the late 1970s by funding cuts and the resulting administrative decision to use vendor-supported hardware and associated proprietary software instead of homebrew whenever possible.
Critics lament that the new maintainer has added words of his own invention, or that he has spoiled the Jargon File as a record of a single historically interesting culture and turned it into a generic collection of technical terms.
www.wiki.tatet.com /Jargon_file.html   (1088 words)

  
 Jargon File - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A late version of jargon-1, expanded with commentary for the mass market, was edited by Guy Steele into a book published in 1983 as The Hacker's Dictionary (Harper and Row CN 1082, ISBN 0-06-091082-8).
The current Jargon File (http://www.catb.org/~esr/jargon/) and its revision history (http://www.catb.org/~esr/jargon/html/revision-history.html)
Archive of 60 revisions of the file (http://jargon-file.org/archive/)
www.phatnav.com /wiki/index.php?title=Jargon_file   (1172 words)

  
 Jargon File Computer Encyclopedia Enterprise Resource Directory Complete Guide to Internet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Jargon File Computer Encyclopedia Enterprise Resource Directory Complete Guide to Internet
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.
www.jaysir.com /computer-encyclopedia/j/jargon-file-computer-terms.htm   (55 words)

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