A slang term used in programming in any language to indicate a branch or decision point in the code. It is often called an IF-THEN condition. One of two coordinates to give an iota pots point.
Together they are termed X,Y coordinates. A third, though less common, is for a third dimension, the Z coordinate. The reference to the generally over hyped condition of anticipated problems as the year goes from 1999 to 2000. Most mainframe and minicomputers will have to have extensive software corrections to both operating system and application software. Note: January 3, 2000 – Looking back on the Y2K transition, not much happened everyone is now suggesting that the problems will all come about in 2001. Note: January 2, 2001 – Again, no real problems took place. A Yagi antenna, also known technically as a Yagi-Uda unidirectional array, or simply a Yagi, is a unidirectional antenna commonly used in communications at frequencies above 10 mhz.
It was popularized in the ’60s and ’70s during the CB craze, at 27 mhz. Short for Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle, Yahoo! World Wide Web directory started by David Filo and Jerry Yang at Stanford University. The two began compiling and categorizing Web pages in 1994. By 1996, they had one of the most popular Web sites and a very valuable commodity. Is now the leading Web portal, the starting point for Web activities.
This is the abbreviation for every programmer’s worst nightmare, You Can’t Protect Against Stupid! Abbreviation of You Gotta Be Kiddin’ Me. Often seen as YGBSM but we don’t have things like that in our glossary! This is a chat room shortcut that is an obvious exclamation of surprise. A file transfer protocol based on X-Modem, Y-Modem was designed by Chuck Forsberg to add batch transmission, and variable block size. The variable function was seldom ever at the maximum size, 1024 bytes.
Abbreviation of Your Mileage May Vary, taken from the standard disclaimer attached to EPA mileage ratings. This warning can be found in some UNIX freeware distributions. Use at your own risk is the implication. Your results may not be that same as others or what we have indicated. See the inverse, yotta, as in yottabyte. A control, similar to a general aviation aircraft control, used in flight simulators and simulator game software to make the action more realistic. The device usually is driven on the joystick port, sometimes on either the mouse or a serial port.