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Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms
V.E.R.A. Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms

V.E.R.A. is a free list of acronyms all of which are used in the field of computing.

V.E.R.A. contains approximately 11530 acronyms and 1094 URLs (as of December 2010). According to the maintainer, "As a rule of thumb about hundred acronyms are added every three months." Acronyms are based on German usage and may need to be modified for international use.

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version 1.21a (mature)
released on 5 January 2014



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License:GFDLAlgot Runeman21 September 2012
The interactive, online version is apparently not under the GFDL.

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Oliver Heidelbach Maintainer

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 9 February 2014.


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