The New Hacker's Dictionary (The Jargon File)
by Eric S. Raymond
Publisher: The MIT Press
Number of pages: 547
This document is a collection of slang terms used by various subcultures of computer hackers. Though some technical material is included for background and flavor, it is not a technical dictionary; what we describe here is the language hackers use among themselves for fun, social communication, and technical debate.
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