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Today, I was reading a Code Project article about the announcement of the new eBPF Foundation.

I was taught in English 101 that the first time an abbreviation such a eBPF is used in an article, the author, as a courtesy to the reader and for clarity, should spell it out.

Now, somewhere along the line, I missed what eBPF stood for, so I had to go searching. It turned out that eBPF is an extension of BPF. So, my question became--"What the HELL is BPF?" And this lead to more searches to discover that the author was talking about "Berkeley Packet Filter".

So I am asking people to spell out what an abbreviation stands for the first time it is used or, as my mother would say, IWCOTABYA.
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