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# Acronyms.

ACL Access Control List AFAICS As far as I can see AFAIK As far as I know AJAX Asynchronous JavaScript and XML AIM AOL (America Online) Instant Messenger AOL America Online API Application Programming Interface ASAP As soon as possible ASCII American Standard Code for Information Interchange ASP Active Server Pages BTW By the way CGI Common Gateway Interface CMS Content Management System CSS Cascading Style Sheets CVS Concurrent Versions System DBA Database Administrator DHTML Dynamic HyperText Markup Language DMCA Digital Millenium Copyright Act DNS Domain Name Server DOM Document Object Model DTD Document Type Definition EOF End of file EOL End of line EOM End of message EOT End of text ESMTP Extended Simple Mail Transfer Protocol FAQ Frequently Asked Questions FDL GNU Free Documentation License FTP File Transfer Protocol FOSS Free & Open-Source Software FLOSS Free/Libre and Open Source Software FUD Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt GB Gigabyte GHz Gigahertz GIF Graphics Interchange Format GPL GNU General Public License GUI Graphical User Interface HTML HyperText Markup Language HTTP Hyper Text Transfer Protocol IANAL I am not a lawyer (but) ICANN Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ICQ I seek you (Instant Messenger) IE5 Internet Explorer 5 IE6 Internet Explorer 6 IE Internet Explorer IIRC If I remember correctly IIS Internet Information Services IMAP Internet Message Access Protocol IMHO In my humble opinion IMO In my opinion IOW In other words IRC Internet Relay Chat IRL In real life ISO International Organization for Standardization ISP Internet Service Provider JDK Java Development Kit JPEG Joint Photographics Experts Group JPG Joint Photographics Experts Group JS JavaScript KISS Keep it simple stupid

LDAP Lightweight Directory Access Protocol

LGPL GNU Lesser General Public License LOL Laughing out loud MathML Mathematical Markup Language MB Megabyte MHz Megahertz MIME Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology MML Mathematical Markup Language MP3 Motion Picture Experts Group Layer 3 MPEG Motion Picture Experts Group MSDN Microsoft Developer Network MS Microsoft NS4.7 Netscape 4.7 NS4 Netscape 4 NS6 Netscape 6 NS7 Netscape 7 OMG Oh my God OPML Outline Processor Markup Language OS Operating System OSS Open Source Software OTOH On the other hand P2P Peer to Peer PDA Personal Digital Assistant PDF Portable Document Format Perl Practical Extraction and Report Language PERL Practical Extraction and Report Language PHP Hypertext Preprocessor PICS Platform for Internet Content Selection PIN Personal Identification Number PITA Pain in the Ass PNG Portable Network Graphics POP3 Post Office Protocol 3 POP Post Office Protocol QoS Quality of Service RAID Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks

RDBMS Relational DataBase Management System

RDF Resource Description Framework ROTFL Rolling on the floor laughing RPC Remote Procedure Call RSS Rich Site Summary RTFM Read The Fine Manual RTF Rich Text File SCSI Small Computer System Interface SDK Software Development Kit SGML Standard General Markup Language SMIL Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language SMTP Simple Mail Transfer Protocol SOAP Simple Object Access Protocol

spec specification

SQL Structured Query Language SSH Secure Shell SSI Server Side Includes SSL Secure Sockets Layer SVG Scalable Vector Graphics TIA Thanks in advance TIFF Tagged Image File Format TLD Top Level Domain TOC Table of Contents

TTL Time to Live

URI Uniform Resource Identifier URL Uniform Resource Locator URN Uniform Resource Name VBA Visual Basic for Applications VB Visual Basic W3C World Wide Web Consortium WAN Wide Area Network WAP Wireless Access Protocol WML Wireless Markup Language WTF? What the f*** WWW World Wide Web WYSIWYG What You See Is What You Get XHTML Extensible HyperText Markup Language XML Extensible Markup Language XSD XML (Extensible Markup Language) Schema Definition XSL Extensible Stylesheet Language XSLT Extensible Stylesheet Language Transformations XUL XML User Interface Language YMMV Your mileage may vary Sympa SYstème de Multi-Postage Automatique (a mailing list server)

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