Recursive Acronyms In The Computer World
The world of computers has many recursive acronyms. I already knew about PHP and GNU, here are some more I found interesting or funny.
XNA’s not an acronym
XNA is Microsoft’s free set of tools for game development.
PIP installs packages
Python’s package manager. Ruby has RubyGems, iOS has CocoaPods, PHP has Composer and Python has PIP.
WINE is not an emulator
A software to run Microsoft programs on Unix-like operating systems.
cURL URL Request Library
Like the name said.
Nano’s ANOther editor
A text editor.
LAME ain’t an MP3 encoder
An encoder that converts audio the the MP3 file format.Posted on 2018-02-20