eComputerBay

Computer Bay
Login | Register Build Your PC
Build UR PC  
New Used Refurbished
 USD ($)    Skype Connection    Skype Connection
Buy, Sell & Promote Computers World Over

Product Search Bar

  Computer Dictionary : Veronica
 

Welcome to the eComputer Bay's Computer Dictionary - the free online dictionary of computer and technology terms. The goal of the Computer Dictionary is to not just define computer terms, but explain them as well.

Definitions of computer terms are helpful, but explanations with examples are even better. eComputer Bay contains hundreds of computer and technology terms, all with detailed explanations.

Use the Search Bar Below To Get Computer Definations And To Check out All the Terms Simply leave the Computer Term Blank...-



Computer Term

1. Veronica

The name actually stands for "Very Easy Rodent-Oriented Netwide Index to Computerized Archives." Pretty weird, I know. The "rodent" part of the acronym refers to how the Veronica utility allows you to search all of the world's gopher servers using keywords. (That's about 10 million items from over 6,000 gopher servers.) After searching for the terms, Veronica displays a list of gopher menus and articles containing the key words you searched for. The more recent versions of Veronica can also search certain Web pages, newsgroups, and FTP sites.

Unlike most search engines, Veronica searches for keywords only in gopher server menu titles, and doesn't look throught the entire text of documents. When searching with Veronica, you can use the logical operators AND, NOT, and OR to help narrow your search. Also, typing an asterisk (*) at the end of a word will match anything starting with that word. Sound familar to any Unix users?



 
 



Free Online Computer Dictionary

Copyright © eComputerBay.com All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole
or in part in any form or medium without written permission is prohibited.
Usage of this web site is subject to terms and conditions.
eComputerBay on
© eComputerBay - (2007-2019)