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RichA at vulcan.com
Wed Mar 17 14:39:07 CDT 2010
From: Zane H. Healy
Sent: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 11:02 AM
> On Wed, 17 Mar 2010, Fred Cisin wrote:
>>>> Wait... what's the definition of a PC again? ;-)
>> On Wed, 17 Mar 2010 blstuart at bellsouth.net wrote:
>>> Program counter, known in some circles as the IP (instruction pointer)
>>> (N.B. editorial opinion: all other uses of those initials are evil)
>> What is wrong with "Printed Circuit"?
> In the US Navy, it stands for "Postal Clerk".
> In the UK it stands for "Police Constable".
> Acronyms are evil.
But is there a problem with unpronounceable abbreviations? I think those are
at worst chaotic neutral.
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