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Re: Yanniru's Statement In Reference To "slashed Together"

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Posted by Not On Your Life on June 12, 2003 18:16:06 UTC

I had written 'yanniru/bruce' or 'bruce/yanniru'

Yanniru wrote to bruce for the forum to read: "I take it as an honor to be slashed together with/you.

Here is what y/b or b/y is saying when he says it is an honor to be "slashed" together.
by Michael Finley
"Slashes. We are familiar with the forward slash (/), also called the stroke. The forward slash (which is the most common used form for division) appeared on manual typewriters. But the first real use of them was in early computers which substituted the forward slash for the division sign. The backslash, also known as the slosh (\), was added in the 1970s to perform mathematical computations. We use it today to indicate subdirectories."

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