Zen and the Art of the Internet
The Matrix, 111.
least one address, possibly two or even three--but we won't go into
See section Archive Servers, for a
The standard is
written down in RFC-822. See section Requests for Comments for more info on how to get copies
of the various RFCs.
Though if she asked, we'd certainly give her one.
See section Telnet, for notes on using the
The Usenix conferences
are semi-annual meetings where members of the Usenix Association, a
group of Unix enthusiasts, meet and trade notes.
The slang for the
normal land and air postal service.
changing their words, of course.
Note that the Clarinet News service
(see section Clarinet News) offers news items in a Usenet format as a precise
alternative to the morning paper, et. al.
The usage will, again, vary.
Derived in part from a letter by Severo M. Ornstein, in
the Communications of the ACM, Vol 32 No 6, June 1989.
bibliography for full citations.
section is part of the CPSR's letter to prospective members.
This section was derived from
`eff.about', available along with other material via anonymous
As an aside, the
editor of the GNU project,
emacs, contains a built-in LISP
interpreter and a large part of its functionality is written in LISP.
The name GNU is itself recursive (the mainstay of the LISP language);
it stands for "Gnu's Not Unix."