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Year 2000
This term is more often used to refer to the "Millenium Bug." This bug is a little creature that lives inside older computers. When the year 2000 rolls around, the little bug will self-destruct, blowing up the computer it was residing in. The chain of explosions across the world will be catastrophic, causing global panamonia and LA riots.
yet another compiler compiler Yacc is the standard parser generator for the Unix operating system. An open source program, yacc generates code for the parser in the C programming language. The acronym is usually rendered in lowercase but is occasionally seen as YACC or Yacc. The original version of yacc was written by Stephen Johnson at AT&T.
YA- Yet Another A humorous allusion often used in titles to acknowledge that the topic is not original, though the content is.
YAHU Yet Another Header Utility Utilities for peeking into executables headers
YAST Yet Another Setup Tool an RPM-based operating system setup and configuration tool that is featured in the openSUSE Linux distribution, as well as Novell's derived commercial distributions.
A yottabyte is 2 to the 80th power, or 1,208,925,819,614,629,174,706,176 bytes. 1024 zetabytes
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A yobibyte is a unit of data storage that equals 2 to the 80th power, or 1,208,925,819,614,629,174,706,176 bytes. While a yottabyte can be estimated as 10^24 or 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 bytes, a yobibyte is exactly 1,208,925,819,614,629,174,706,176 bytes. This is to avoid the ambiguity associated with the size of yottabytes.
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you know you've been hacking too long when In this expression, hacking means "programming," not "attempting computer crime."
YMMV our mileage may vary A warning that not everything described in a manual will work exactly the way it promised to.
Yellow Pages the original name for the NIS system before British Telecom asserted their trademark.
Yahoo Publishers Network an advertising program run by Yahoo. Web site owners can enroll in this program to enable text and image advertisements on their sites. These ads are administered by Yahoo and generate revenue on a per-click basis.
luminance (Y) chroma (UV) The method of color encoding for transmitting color video images while maintaining compatibility with black-and-white video. Uses less bandwidth than the three separate video signals in an RGB video transmission. known before as YCrCb
YYYY-MM-DD Year Year Year Year - Month Month - Day Day The ISO standard formula for writing dates, which avoids the Century Date Change (Y2K) problem.
  Yellow Book Published by Philips and Sony, the 'Yellow Book' used the Red Book as its basis for the physical specifications of sectors in a CD-ROM--designed for computer data.
  youngest version the historical version of a data set that is chronologically closest to the base version in a generation group.
  youtuber a person who produces video content for the video sharing site Youtube.
  Yukon Yukon is the code name used for the beta version of Microsoft's SQL Server 2005. SQL Server 2005 is said to provide enhanced flexibility, scalability, reliability, and security to database applications, and to make them easier to create and deploy, thus reducing the complexity and tedium involved in database management.