On Sat, Feb 25, 2017 at 9:31 AM, Clem Cole <clemc@ccc.com> wrote:

On Sat, Feb 25, 2017 at 9:32 AM, Larry McVoy <lm@mcvoy.com> wrote:
Back in the days of 4MB SPARC machines (and 68K machines) we joked
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that EMACS stood for Eight Megs And Constantly Swapping.

​To me the good news is was if you could laugh at yourself I think it was pretty sign.  There were a bunch of them... two more I can remember:

LISP -- Lots of Insipidly Silly Parens
Multics - Many Unbelievably Large Tables In Core Simultaneously ​

PCMCIA - 'People Can't Memorize Computer Industry Acronyms" 

-- Charles