This is the Debian GNU/Linux prepackaged version of FOLDOC, the
Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, formatted for use by The DICT
Development Group's client sever software.
FOLDOC is edited by Denis Howe <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
The formatting software was written by Rickard E. Faith
This package was constructed by Robert D. Hilliard
<email@example.com> from sources obtained from
http://foldoc.doc.ic.ac.uk and ftp.dict.org/pub/dict.
* Added Debian GNU/Linux package maintenance system files
* Replaced older Dictionary data file included in
dict-misc-1.4.tar.gz from ftp.dict.org/pub/dict with updated version
(19991007) from http://foldoc.doc.ic.ac.uk.
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing is distributed under the
FOLDOC is a searchable dictionary of acronyms, jargon,
programming languages, tools, architecture, operating systems,
networking, theory, conventions, standards, mathematics,
telecoms, electronics, institutions, companies, projects,
products, history, in fact anything to do with computing.
This dictionary is Copyright Denis Howe 1993, 1998.
Permission is granted to make and distribute verbatim copies
of this dictionary or modified versions or translations into
another language, provided that every such copy or derived
work carries the above copyright notice and is distributed
under terms identical to these. Individual definitions from
this dictionary may be used without restriction provided no
more than twenty are used in any one work.
Please refer to the dictionary as "The Free On-line Dictionary
of Computing, http://wombat.doc.ic.ac.uk/, Editor Denis Howe"
The formatting software is distributed under the following
* This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
* under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the
* Free Software Foundation; either version 1, or (at your option) any
* later version.
* This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but
* WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
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Robert D. Hilliard <firstname.lastname@example.org>