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+# $Id: PKGBUILD 46026 2011-05-02 07:40:35Z andrea $
+# Maintainer:
+# Contributor: Jeff Mickey <>
+pkgdesc="Ancronym dictionary"
+ 'abac213cf24e9d5cab4e8115441eb717')
+package() {
+ cd "${srcdir}/${pkgname}-${pkgver}"
+ install -D -m644 $pkgname.6 "${pkgdir}/usr/share/man/man6/$pkgname.6"
+ install -D -m755 $pkgname "${pkgdir}/usr/bin/$pkgname"
+ install -d "${pkgdir}/usr/share/misc/"
+ install -m644 acronyms acronyms.comp acronyms.computing "${pkgdir}/usr/share/misc/"
+ install -Dm644 "${srcdir}/LICENSE" \
+ "${pkgdir}/usr/share/licenses/${pkgname}/LICENSE"
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+$ArchLinux: wikipedia computer abbrevs 2011-12-22
+/. Slashdot
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+FOLDOC Free On-line Dictionary of Computing
+FOSDEM Free and Open source Software Developers' European Meeting
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+RTEMS Real-Time Executive for Multiprocessor Systems
+RTL Right-to-Left
+RTOS Real-Time Operating System
+RTP Real-time Transport Protocol
+RTS Ready To Send
+RTSP Real Time Streaming Protocol
+S/MIME Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions
+SAN Storage Area Network
+SATA Serial ATA
+SAX Simple API for XML
+SBOD Spinning Beachball of Death
+SBP-2 Serial Bus Protocol 2
+SBU Standard Build Unit
+SCADA Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition
+SCID Source Code in Database
+SCP Secure Copy
+SCPI Standard Commands for Programmable Instrumentation
+SCTP Stream Control Transmission Protocol
+SD Secure Digital
+SDDL Security Descriptor Definition Language
+SDI Single Document Interface
+SDIO Secure Digital Input Output
+SDK Software Development Kit
+SDL Simple DirectMedia Layer
+SDN Service Delivery Network
+SDP Session Description Protocol
+SDR Software-Defined Radio
+SDSL Symmetric DSL
+SE Single Ended
+SEI Software Engineering Institute
+SEO Search Engine Optimization
+SFTP Secure FTP
+SFTP Simple File Transfer Protocol
+SFTP SSH File Transfer Protocol
+SGI Silicon Graphics, Incorporated
+SGML Standard Generalized Markup Language
+SHA Secure Hash Algorithm
+SHDSL Single-pair High-speed Digital Subscriber Line
+SIGCAT Special Interest Group on CD-ROM Applications and Technology
+SIGGRAPH Special Interest Group on Graphics
+SIMD Single Instruction, Multiple Data
+SIMM Single Inline Memory Module
+SIP Supplementary Ideographic Plane
+SISD Single Instruction, Single Data
+SLED SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop
+SLES SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
+SLI Scalable Link Interface
+SLIP Serial Line Internet Protocol
+SLM Service Level Management
+SLOC Source Lines of Code
+SMA SubMiniature version A
+SMB Server Message Block
+SMBIOS System Management BIOS
+SMIL Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language
+SMP Supplementary Multilingual Plane
+SMP Symmetric Multi-Processing
+SMS Short Message Service
+SMS System Management Server
+SMT Simultaneous Multithreading
+SNA Systems Network Architecture
+SNTP Simple Network Time Protocol
+SO-DIMM Small Outline DIMM
+SOA Service-Oriented Architecture
+SOAP Simple Object Access Protocol
+SOE Standard Operating Environment
+SOHO Small Office/Home Office
+SOI Silicon On Insulator
+SP Service Pack
+SPARC Scalable Processor Architecture
+SPF Sender Policy Framework
+SPI Serial Peripheral Interface
+SPI Stateful Packet Inspection
+SPMD Single Program, Multiple Data
+SQL Structured Query Language
+SSD Software Specification Document
+SSD Solid-State Drive
+SSE Streaming SIMD Extensions
+SSI Server Side Includes
+SSI Single-System Image
+SSI Small-Scale Integration
+SSID Service Set Identifier
+SSL Secure Socket Layer
+SSP Supplementary Special-purpose Plane
+SSSE Supplementary Streaming SIMD Extensions
+SUS Single UNIX Specification
+SUSE Software und System-Entwicklung
+SVC Scalable Video Coding
+SVD Structured VLSI Design
+SVG Scalable Vector Graphics
+SVGA Super Video Graphics Array
+SWF Shock Wave Flash
+SWT Standard Widget Toolkit
+SAAS Software as a Service
+SOC System-on-a-Chip
+SYSOP System operator
+TAO Track-At-Once
+TASM Turbo ASseMbler
+TB TeraByte
+TCP/IP Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol
+TCU Telecommunication Control Unit
+TDMA Time Division Multiple Access
+TI Texas Instruments
+TLA Three-Letter Acronym
+TLD Top-Level Domain
+TLS Thread-Local Storage
+TNC Terminal Node Controller
+TNC Threaded Neill-Concelman connector
+TPF Transaction Processing Facility
+TROFF Trace Off
+TRON Trace On
+TRON The Real-time Operating system Nucleus
+TRS-DOS Tandy Radio Shack - Disk Operating System
+TSO Time Sharing Option
+TSP Traveling Salesman Problem
+TSR Terminate and Stay Resident
+TTA True Tap Audio
+TTF TrueType Font
+TTL Transistor-Transistor Logic
+TTS Text-to-Speech
+TUCOWS The Ultimate Collection of Winsock Software
+TWAIN Technology Without An Interesting Name
+UAAG User Agent Accessibility Guidelines
+UAC User Account Control
+UAT User Acceptance Testing
+UCS Universal Character Set
+UDDI Universal Description, Discovery, and Integration
+UEFI Unified Extensible Firmware Interface
+UHF Ultra High Frequency
+UI User Interface
+UL Upload
+ULA Uncommitted Logic Array
+UMA Upper Memory Area
+UMB Upper Memory Block
+UML User-Mode Linux
+UMPC Ultra-Mobile Personal Computer
+UNC Universal Naming Convention
+URN Uniform Resource Name
+USR U.S. Robotics
+UTC Coordinated Universal Time
+UTF Unicode Transformation Format
+UUCP Unix to Unix Copy
+UUID Universally Unique Identifier
+UUN Universal User Name
+UVC Universal Virtual Computer
+UX User Experience
+VB Visual Basic
+VBA Visual Basic for Applications
+VBS Visual Basic Script
+VCPI Virtual Control Program Interface
+VDSL Very High Bitrate Digital Subscriber Line
+VFAT Virtual FAT
+VFS Virtual File System
+VG Volume Group
+VGA Video Graphics Array
+VHF Very High Frequency
+VLB Vesa Local Bus
+VLF Very Low Frequency
+VLIW Very Long Instruction Word
+VLSI Very-Large-Scale Integration
+VM Virtual Machine
+VM Virtual Memory
+VNC Virtual Network Computing
+VOD Video On Demand
+VPU Visual Processing Unit
+VR Virtual Reality
+VRML Virtual Reality Modeling Language
+VSAM Virtual Storage Access Method
+VSAT Very Small Aperture Terminal
+VT Video Terminal?
+VTAM Virtual Telecommunications Access Method
+VOIP Voice over Internet Protocol
+W3C World Wide Web Consortium
+WAFS Wide Area File Services
+WAI Web Accessibility Initiative
+WAIS Wide Area Information Server
+WAP Wireless Access Point
+WASM Watcom ASseMbler
+WBEM Web-Based Enterprise Management
+WCAG Web Content Accessibility Guidelines
+WCF Windows Communication Foundation
+WDM Wavelength-Division Multiplexing
+WFI Wait For Interrupt
+WINS Windows Internet Name Service
+WMA Windows Media Audio
+WMV Windows Media Video
+WOL Wake-on-LAN
+WOM Wake-on-Modem
+WOR Wake-on-Ring
+WPAN Wireless Personal Area Network
+WPF Windows Presentation Foundation
+WSDL Web Services Description Language
+WSFL Web Services Flow Language
+WUSB Wireless Universal Serial Bus
+WWAN Wireless Wide Area Network
+WWID World Wide Identifier
+WWN World Wide Name
+WZC Wireless Zero Configuration
+WEBDAV WWW Distributed Authoring and Versioning
+WI-FI Wireless Fidelity
+WIMAX Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access
+WINFS Windows Future Storage
+XAG XML Accessibility Guidelines
+XAML eXtensible Application Markup Language
+XCBL XML Common Business Library
+XDM X Window Display Manager
+XDMCP X Display Manager Control Protocol
+XHTML eXtensible Hypertext Markup Language
+XILP X Interactive ListProc
+XMMS X Multimedia System
+XMPP eXtensible Messaging and Presence Protocol
+XMS Extended Memory Specification
+XNS Xerox Network Systems
+XP Cross-Platform
+XP Extreme Programming
+XPCOM Cross Platform Component Object Model
+XPI XPInstall
+XPIDL Cross-Platform IDL
+XSD XML Schema Definition
+XSL-FO eXtensible Stylesheet Language Formatting Objects
+XSLT eXtensible Stylesheet Language Transformations
+XSS Cross-Site Scripting
+XTF eXtensible Tag Framework
+XTF eXtended Triton Format
+XUL XML User Interface Language
+Y2K Year Two Thousand
+YAAF Yet Another Application Framework
+YACC Yet Another Compiler Compiler
+YAML YAML Ain't Markup Language
+YAST Yet another Setup Tool
+BIN binary
+BIT binary digit
+CC C Compiler
+DEV development
+EID electronic ID card
+IBCS Intel Binary Compatibility Standard
+ISCSI Internet Small Computer System Interface
+ISNS Internet Storage Name Service
+JWZ Jamie Zawinski
+KHZ Kilohertz
+REGEX Regular Expression
+REGEXP Regular Expression
+SBIN superuser binary
+SU superuser
+TMP temporary
+USR user
+VAR variable
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+#!/usr/bin/env python2
+# -*- coding: utf-8 -*-
+import re, urllib2
+from collections import defaultdict
+from BeautifulSoup import BeautifulSoup
+pull = lambda url: urllib2.urlopen(urllib2.Request(url))
+wikip = lambda article: pull('' % article)
+# todo: List_of_file_formats
+def stock():
+ ad = defaultdict(list)
+ for line in open('acronyms'):
+ if '\t' not in line:
+ continue
+ line = line.strip()
+ a,d = line.split('\t')
+ ad[a].append(d)
+ for line in open('acronyms.comp'):
+ if '\t' not in line:
+ continue
+ line = line.strip()
+ a,d = line.split('\t')
+ ad[a].append(d)
+ return ad
+def exists(key, value, lut):
+ key = key.upper()
+ if key not in lut:
+ return False
+ value = value.upper()
+ return any(v.upper()==value for v in lut[key])
+def computing_abbrev():
+ "This parser is very brittle, but the input is very well formed"
+ wikip = open # uncomment for local debug
+ html = wikip('List_of_computing_and_IT_abbreviations').read()
+ soup = BeautifulSoup(html)
+ text = soup.textarea.contents[0]
+ ad = defaultdict(list)
+ for pair in re.findall('\* \[\[.*—.*', str(text)):
+ try:
+ a,d = pair.split('')
+ a = a[4:-2].rpartition('|')[-1]
+ ad[a].append(d)
+ except:
+ #print 'failed on', pair
+ continue
+ return ad
+def main():
+ "build all the new lists"
+ # okay, there is just the one for now
+ ad = computing_abbrev()
+ stk = stock()
+ tech = open('acronyms.computing', 'w')
+ tech.write('$ArchLinux: wikipedia computer abbrevs 2011-12-22\n\n')
+ for a,ds in sorted(ad.items()):
+ for d in ds:
+ if exists(a, d, stk):
+ continue
+ tech.write('%s\t%s\n'% (a.upper(), d))
+ tech.close()
+if __name__ == '__main__':
+ main()

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