Re: [rekenaarterme] Afrikaans vir "luser"?
- KobusV het geskryf:
>Skuus julle - dit moes eintlik PEBKAC gewees het....
> Benti Czanik het geskryf:
> > Wat is die Afrikaans vir luser?
> > Volgens http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lusers
> > <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lusers
> > is dit
> Ek sou sê dat dit iets soos "lokale" of "plaaslike" gebruiker moet wees.
> As jy dit dus, volgens my, wil afkort, sal dit of lgebruiker of
> pgebruiker wees.
> Die storie uit WIKI laat my nogal dink aan die PEBCAC gebruiker.....
> Kobus Venter
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- User gebruiker
(en net ons sysadmins sal verstaan ;)
Maar dalk sal iets soos geloorder die gees van luser beter vas vang.
Maw. 'n nuwe woord uit twee ander woorde
Sent from my iPod touch ;)
On Jun 7, 2008, at 6:25, "Benti Czanik" <czanik@...> wrote:
> Wat is die Afrikaans vir luser?
> Volgens http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lusers
> is dit
> 'In Internet slang, a luser (sometimes expanded to local user; also
> luzer or luzzer) is a painfully annoying, stupid, or irritating
> computer user. It is a portmanteau of "loser" and "user" and is
> usually pronounced as "loser". The word luser is often synonymous
> with lamer. In hackish, the word luser takes on a broader meaning,
> referring to any normal user (in other words not a guru), especially
> one who is also a loser. This term can also signify the user as a
> layman, as opposed to power user or administrator; for example, end
> luser. This term is very popular with technical support staff who
> have to deal with lusers as part of their job, often metaphorically
> employing a LART (Luser Attitude Readjustment Tool, or "clue-by-
> The Jargon File states that word was coined around 1975 at MIT. Under
> ITS, when a user first walked up to a terminal at MIT and typed
> control-Z to get the computer's attention, it printed out some status
> information, including how many people were already using the
> computer; it might print "14 users", for example. Someone thought it
> would be a great joke to patch the system to print "14 losers"
> instead. There ensued a great controversy, as some of the users
> didn't particularly want to be called losers to their faces every
> time they used the computer. For a while several hackers struggled
> covertly, each changing the message behind the backs of the others;
> any time a user logged into the computer it was even money whether it
> would say "users" or "losers". Finally, someone tried the
> compromise "lusers", and it stuck. Later one of the ITS machines
> supported "luser" as a request-for-help command. ITS ceased to be
> used mid-1990, except as a museum piece; the usage lives on, however,
> and the term "luser" is often seen in program comments and on
> Usenet. /lusers (which abbreviates "list users") is also a common IRC
> command to get the number of users connected to a server or network.'
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