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what is foo??

Ramender Mall
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Joined: Sep 08, 2005
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well,
I may be wrong...but a number of times authors use foo
as an example variable..
any guesses why??...

-Ramy..
David O'Meara
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Joined: Mar 06, 2001
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bar.
Pradeep bhatt
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foobar


Groovy
Ramender Mall
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thanx,
it was a great info...

BTW, they use it at the very beginning of the designing or after when they have got FUBAR, themselves..

-Ramy...
David O'Meara
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So now the question has become what isn't foo?
Jeff Albertson
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How to spot a distinct society: in Quebec they don't say "foo"


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