More than most areas of life, except possibly medicine and law, technology
related communications are full of an unprecedented number of acronyms, jargon,
and terminology that is generally impenetrable to uninitiated outsiders.
orderly folks, and fundamentally oriented towards
automated solutions to organizational problems, workers in the field have
also generated a number of dictionaries and guides to help with the problem,
of which are referenced below:
- Jargon File. One of the earliest collections
of technology terminology, first published in
- RFC's. Request For Comments documents covering Internet related terminology
are listed below:
1983; Internet Users' Glossary; G. Malkin; 18 August 1996.
3536; Terminology Used in Internationalization in the IETF
Group; P. Hoffman;
- Web. The following resources provide information on Internet and
technology related terms: