[Project_owners] FireCom Console Application

Arturo 'Buanzo' Busleiman buanzo at buanzo.com.ar
Sun Aug 12 11:52:14 PDT 2007


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George A. Booth wrote:
> Please tell me this is all a joke and that you actually do know why cd, 
> ls, and cat are named as they are? That you actually know what a abbreve 
> is and you're not mentioning it to be kind?

If you are asking me, I'm from the BBS age. And ls comes from "LIST".... in the old days, remote
terminal communications where damn slow. Typing long commands made no sense: it took more time to
send them to the remote system. That's why abbreviations took place and became commonplace.

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Arturo "Buanzo" Busleiman - Consultor Independiente en Seguridad Informatica
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