Jargons of Info Tech industry

joe at invalid.address joe at invalid.address
Fri Aug 12 21:55:17 CEST 2005


"Mike Schilling" <mscottschilling at hotmail.com> writes:

> "Jürgen Exner" <jurgenex at hotmail.com> wrote in message 
> news:BATKe.19727$0d.11740 at trnddc07...
> > Xah Lee wrote:
> >> Jargons of Info Tech industry
> >>
> >> (A Love of Jargons)
> >>
> >> Xah Lee, 2002 Feb
> >>
> >> People in the computing field like to spur the use of spurious
> >> jargons. The less educated they are, the more they like extraneous
> > [...]
> >
> > Just for the records at Google et.al. in case someone stumbles across 
> > Xah's
> > masterpieces in the future:
> > Xah is very well known as the resident troll in many NGs and his
> > 'contributions' are less then useless.
> 
> He sent a lovely one to some of the language groups the other day, 
> explaining why Jonathan Swift was a poor writer. 

That's remarkable, considering he doesn't realize "jargon" is a
collective noun.

Joe



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