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  • Breidbart Index
    The Breidbart Index is the sum of the square roots of all of the posts in the spam For example one article posted to nine newsgroups and again to sixteen would have BI sqrt 9 sqrt 16 7 It is generally agreed that a spam is cancelable if the Breidbart Index exceeds 20 The Breidbart Index accumulates over a 45 day window Ten articles yesterday and ten articles today and

    Original URL path: http://www.no-copy.org/jargonfile/html/B/Breidbart-Index.html (2016-02-09)
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  • brick
    from firmware when the firmware image is damaged or its settings are somehow patched to impossible values This term usually implies irreversibility but equipment can sometimes be unbricked by performing a hard reset or some other drastic operation Sometimes verbed Yeah I bricked the router because I forgot about adding in the new access list 2 An outboard power transformer of the kind associated with laptops modems routers and other

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  • bricktext
    composed to be right justified and sometimes to have a deliberate gutter at mid page without use of extra spaces just through careful word length choices A minor art form The best examples have something of the quality of imagist

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  • bring X to its knees
    its knees v common To present a machine operating system piece of software or algorithm with a load so extreme or pathological that it grinds to a halt To bring a MicroVAX to its knees try twenty users running vi

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  • brittle
    minor tweak to the software itself Also any system that responds inappropriately and disastrously to abnormal but expected external stimuli e g a file system that is usually totally scrambled by a power failure is said to be brittle This term is often used to describe the results of a research effort that were never intended to be robust but it can be applied to commercial software which due to

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  • broadcast storm
    common An incorrect packet broadcast on a network that causes most hosts to respond all at once typically with wrong answers that start the process over again See network meltdown

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  • broken
    Improperly designed This sense carries a more or less disparaging implication that the designer should have known better while sense 1 doesn t necessarily assign blame Which of senses 1 or 2 is intended is conveyed by context and nonverbal

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  • broken arrow
    PC emulating a 3270 for various kinds of protocol violations and unexpected error conditions including connection to a down computer On a PC simulated with with the two center characters overstruck Note to appreciate this term fully it helps to

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