The Jargon File
January 14, 2002 5:35 PM   Subscribe

The Jargon File Just how long is a jiffy? and what does a robocanceller do?
posted by stevridie (7 comments total)
ESR is cool.
posted by tayknight at 8:12 PM on January 14, 2002

This link is so old it was published as a book in 1991.
posted by Mo Nickels at 8:33 PM on January 14, 2002

ESR is cool.

ESR is a dick.
posted by rodii at 8:42 PM on January 14, 2002

No he's not.
posted by bshort at 9:28 PM on January 14, 2002

The topic of this thread is web sites everybody's known about forever.

I'll add
posted by ktheory at 9:59 PM on January 14, 2002

The title link is, indeed, probably old news. However, a quick Googling about reveals something you may not have looked at before: copies of the original jargon.txt and of the 1983 Guy L. Steele edited Hacker's Dictionary. Go experience the glories of hackerdom as it was before all these Unix people came in and ruined everything!
posted by moss at 12:21 AM on January 15, 2002

sorry for posting old links. i did do a search and never found this link.

i promise my next link will be brand new
posted by stevridie at 7:16 AM on January 15, 2002

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