[ih] Any suggestions for first uses of "e-mail" or "email"?
jim at deitygraveyard.com
Mon Aug 31 05:25:32 PDT 2015
On Sun, Aug 30, 2015 at 7:49 PM, Dave Crocker <dhc2 at dcrocker.net> wrote:
> I especially liked reference to a pacman-like function. When the user
> hit control-c, the packet that got sent ate any preceding terminal
> traffic that it encountered along the way to the server...
I believe that was called a "character gobbler". Also used when (hard?)
zapping a circuit. (I think I have my terminology right.)
I don't know who came up with the name, but I like it. :)
It's briefly mentioned here:
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