[TUHS] etymology of yacc

Douglas McIlroy douglas.mcilroy at dartmouth.edu
Tue Oct 3 11:25:18 AEST 2023


Was Yacc an original coinage, or was it inspired by a similar acronym
for yet another whatever? The question is inspired by Yamoo, yet
another map of Orion, which is mentioned in today's NYT:
Do the two acronyms share a common ancestor?


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