Abbreviated as SCCS, source code control system is tool used to track the development of a source file to prevent it from being altered by more than one person at a time. It is commonly used for projects where multiple source files are used or where multiple people are working with the source file. When seen written in all capital letters, Source Code Control System refers to the first source code revision control system, which was developed at Bell Labs in 1972 by Marc J. Rochkind.
- source code manager
Abbreviated as SCM, source code manager is a set of tools used to manage the coding source for teamwork on Windows or UNIX platforms. SCM provides a permanent and secure data repository for source components.
- space shifting
The act of copying digital content for use on a device other than the one for which it is was originally intended, such as copying a music from a compact disc to an MP3 file for use on a portable MP3 player, or copying an MP3 file onto a compact disc for use in a […]
- spaghetti marketing
Slang term used to describe the random spending of marketing dollars in an unorganized, unplanned way. The slang term is derived from cooking spaghetti where one might “throw spaghetti against the wall to see if it sticks”.
Spam is most often considered to be electronic junk mail or junk newsgroup postings. Some people define spam even more generally as any unsolicited email. However, if a long-lost brother finds your email address and sends you a message, this could hardly be called spam, even though it is unsolicited. Real spam is generally email […]
- spam blocker
Spam blocker is the phrase used to describe a type of computer software that is designed to prevent spam, or unsolicited e-mail sent in bulk to a large number of recipients, from going directly to the inbox of your e-mail client. Also known as spam filters, spam fighters or anti-spam utilities, spam blocking software has […]