PART E: REFERENCE
|E1||Acronyms and abbreviations|
|E3||Filenames and filename extensions|
|E4||Geographical domain identifiers|
|E5||ASCII character codes|
One characteristic of modern life, and particularly any form of technological activity, is the use of abbreviations, acronyms and other ‘jargon’ by those who are involved in any specialised activity. This use of words, terms and acronyms when writing for or talking to others involved in the same activity can be a way of economically passing information between like-minded people, but, on the other hand, it can also be a barrier to understanding for those who do not know the meanings of the strange new words. Computer users ...