This glossary provides definitions of specialized terms used in the documentation library for the operating system. Terms that are defined in nontechnical dictionaries and that have no special meaning in information processing are not defined in this glossary.
This glossary includes terms and definitions from the following publications:
The Information Technology Vocabulary, developed by Subcommittee 1 of the International Organization for Standardization and the International Electrotechnical Commission (ISO/IEC JTC1/SC1).
The American National Standard Dictionary for Information Systems, copyright 1990 by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).
The IBM Dictionary of Computing, copyright 1999 by International Business Machines Corporation.
ISO 9000 registered quality systems were used in the development and manufacturing of this product.
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UNIX is a registered trademark of The Open Group in the United States and other countries.
Microsoft, MS-DOS, Windows, and WindowsNT are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.
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