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buaf


buaf


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
 
  BUAF  //  n.  [abbreviation,  from  alt.fan.warlord]  Big  Ugly  ASCII 
  Font  --  a  special  form  of  {ASCII  art}.  Various  programs  exist  for 
  rendering  text  strings  into  block,  bloob,  and  pseudo-script  fonts  in  cells 
  between  four  and  six  character  cells  on  a  side  this  is  smaller  than 
  the  letters  generated  by  older  {banner}  (sense  2)  programs.  These  are 
  sometimes  used  to  render  one's  name  in  a  {sig  block},  and  are  critically 
  referred  to  as  `BUAF's.  See  {warlording}. 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  BUAF 
 
  [alt.fan.warlord]  Big  Ugly  ASCII  Font.  A  special  form  of 
  {ASCII  art}.  Various  programs  exist  for  rendering  text 
  strings  into  block,  {bloob},  and  pseudo-script  fonts  in  cells 
  between  four  and  six  character  cells  on  a  side  this  is 
  smaller  than  the  letters  generated  by  older  {banner}  programs. 
  These  are  sometimes  used  to  render  one's  name  in  a  {sig 
  block},  and  are  critically  referred  to  as  "BUAF"s.  See 
  {warlording}. 
 
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