boom: dictionaries

Subject: boom: dictionaries
From: Jan Boomsliter <boom -at- CADENCE -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 5 Jul 1995 10:38:54 -0700

The web computing "dictionary" is not a dictionary at all; it appears
to be a dynamic collection of terms and definitions supplied by
whomever wants to supply them.

The owner/assembler of the collection doesn't say how much checking,
if any, he does before adding items to the collection.



However, a couple of computing dictionaries on the web can at least be
relied upon to be relatively current (if not altogether comprehensive):

The Free On-Line Dictionary of Computing (FOLDOC)


steve wax stevewx -at- eskimo -dot- com
After the final no there comes a yes
and on that yes the future world depends. --Wallace Stevens

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