(FSP) A protocol, similar to FTP, for copying files between computers. It’s designed for anonymous archives, and has protection against server and network overloading. It doesn’t use connections so it can survive interruptions in service.
Until 1993-08-12, FSP didn’t stand for anything. Wen-King was responsible for the initials and Michael Grubb email@example.com for their eventual expansion. Other suggestions were “File Slurping Protocol”, “Flaky Stream Protocol” and “FTP’s Sexier Partner”.
- File space
noun the storage space available for files, either paper or electronic Word Origin 1885
- File signature
A magic number. [Jargon File]
- Filesystem hierarchy standard
storage, standard (FHS) A standard designed to be used by Unix distribution developers, package developers, and system implementors. FHS consists of a set of requirements and guidelines for file and directory placement under UNIX-like operating systems. The guidelines are intended to support interoperability of applications, system administration tools, development tools, and scripts. These systems should […]
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