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

I was taught learned, in English 101, that the first time an abbreviation, such a eBPF like "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 I did not know what eBPF stood for, so I had to go searching: I had to look it up. It turned out I found that "eBPF" is an extension of "BPF."

So, my question becameThen, I wanted to know: "What the HELL is 'BPF'?" And this lead to more searches to discover that the author was talking about I found "BPF" stands for: "Berkeley Packet Filter."

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

«The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled» Plutarch

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