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  • TMRCie
    /tmerk'ee/, /tuh-merk'ee/ [MIT] n. A denizen of {TMRC}.


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    Hacking X for Y


    [ITS] n. The information ITS made publicly available about each user (the INQUIR record) was a sort of form in which the user could fill out fields. On display, two of these fields were combined into a project description of the form "Hacking X for Y" (e.g., `"Hacking perceptrons for Minsky"'). This form of description became traditional and has since been carried over to other systems with more general facilities for self-advertisement (such as UNIX plan files).