The [hacker's] jargon file


The [hacker's] jargon file


Raymond, Eric S. (ed.)


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OTA keywords

Electronic publications -- United States -- 20th century

LC keywords

Dictionaries -- United States -- 20th century

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Source Description

The scource is the electronic file itself which has been constantly updated to provide newer electronic editions. See the section on revision history at the beginning of the text.


Mode of access: Online. OTA website

A bibliography appears at the end of the text

First printed publication resulting from this work: The Hacker's dictionary : a guide to the world of computer wizards / Guy L. Steele, Jr. ... [et al.]. -- New York : Harper & Row, c1983. -- (Colophon books ; CN 1082).

Second printed publication resulting from this work: The New hacker's dictionary / edited by Eric Raymond ; illustrated by Guy C. Steele, Jr. -- Cambridge, Mass ; London : MIT Press, 1991

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