Here are some documents I've collected over the years. Better and more
recent versions are usually available somewhere else.
The Jargon Lexicon
Has anybody ever told you to
wanted to know what TLA
really means? This dictionary will give you all the answers to
questions you were always afraid to ask. This version
is rather old and was converted from AmigaGuide to HTML! The
can be found at
Eric Raymond's site.
The Taming of the Camel
Larry Wall explains
the history of Perl 5. Now that
probably remain nothing more than
sparkle in the eye of an author...
It is a period of system war. User programs, striking from
a hidden directory, have won their first victory...
Read on how the story continues, and if Luke Vaxhacker can
defeat the evil Dec Vadic. What a nice jewel from the good ol'
Amiga Trek, Part 1.0,
And another parody, written by Mike Smithwick, when
Distant Suns was
available for the Amiga. These stories are