Re: What are they talking about???
From: Freddie Cash (fcash-ml_at_sd73.bc.ca)
Date: Thu, 8 Jan 2004 12:29:15 -0800 To: email@example.com
On January 8, 2004 09:05 am, Andrew Predoehl wrote:
> Hello! I'm reading with some interest the tempest that's a-blowin'
> on -chat, and as a newbie, I just got here and I'm wondering what the
> heck these people are talking about. A few questions (not -questions
> questions, just newbie questions): What's bikeshedding, or a
> bikeshed disagreement? What's the heck are GEOM and SMP? What's a
> WIKI? Anybody know a dictionary of these acronyms that I read all
> the time? I can figure out 90% of them but some of them (like PITA*)
> leave me mystified...
For general acronyms, use http://www.acronymfinder.com
For information on bikesheds, check the FreeBSD FAQ:
And, for information on GEOM, SMP, and the like, read through the
release notes and other documentation for FreeBSD 5.x. There are links
to these on the main http://www.freebsd.org website.
-- Freddie Cash District HelpDesk / Network Admin http://www.sd73.bc.ca _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-newbies To unsubscribe, send any mail to "email@example.com"