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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

CAS Central Authentication Service

CGI Common Gateway Interface

CMS Content Management System

CSS Cascading Style Sheets

CVS Concurrent Versions System

DB DataBase

DBA Database Administrator

DBD DataBase Drivers

DHTML Dynamic HyperText Markup Language

DIT Directory Information Tree

DMCA Digital Millenium Copyright Act

DN Distinguished Name

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

HTTPS Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure

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

MD5 Message Digest 5

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

MTA Mail Tranfer Agent

MUA Mail User Agent

NLS Native Language Support

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

RC4 Rivest Cypher 4

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

UDP User Datagram Protocol

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

WSDL Web Services Description 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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