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The Jargon File
The Jargon File
The Jargon File
The Jargon File
The Jargon File

The Jargon File

The Jargon file is a programmer slang dictionary. It contains all the terms used by programmers.

The dictionary only existed as a file. From this file I created a printed version of the Jargon file. As inspiration for the design I used the punch card, an oldschool, non digital way of data storage. This system is used for the navigation through the dictionary. Each category starts with an ASCII art page of the upcoming character.

The Jargon file used was version 4.2.2