The dsw man page

Dave Horsfall dave at
Mon Aug 9 10:54:37 AEST 1999

On Mon, 9 Aug 1999, Stuart Norris wrote:

> Whilst we are discussing cryptic comments, can anyone explain the dsw man
> page in the 5th and 6th Edition manuals;
>      The name dsw is a carryover from the ancient past.  Its ety-
>      mology is amusing.

Formal name: delete from switch register (you put the i-number of the
file in the switch register).

Informal name: Delete Sh*t Work.

Dave Horsfall VK2KFU  dave at  Ph: +61 2 9978-7493 Fx: +61 2 9978-7422
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