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  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
 
  DAU  /dow/  n.  [German  FidoNet]  German  acronym  for  Du"mmster 
  Anzunehmender  User  (stupidest  imaginable  user).  From  the 
  engineering-slang  GAU  for  Gro"sster  Anzunehmender  Unfall  worst  assumable 
  accident,  esp.  of  a  LNG  tank  farm  plant  or  something  with  similarly 
  disastrous  consequences.  In  popular  German,  GAU  is  used  only  to  refer 
  to  worst-case  nuclear  acidents  such  as  a  core  meltdown.  See  {cretin}, 
  {fool},  {loser}  and  {weasel}. 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  DAU 
 
  /dow/  [German  Fidonet]  D"ummster  Anzunehmender  User.  A  German 
  acronym  for  stupidest  imaginable  user.  From  the 
  engineering-slang  GAU  for  Gr"osster  Anzunehmender  Unfall 
  (worst  foreseeable  accident),  especially  of  a  LNG  tank  farm 
  plant  or  something  with  similarly  disastrous  consequences.  In 
  popular  German,  GAU  is  used  only  to  refer  to  worst-case 
  nuclear  accidents  such  as  a  core  meltdown. 
 
  See  {cretin},  {loser}  and  {weasel}. 
 
  [{Jargon  File}] 
 
  (1994-12-06) 
 
 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  DAU 
  Duemmster  Anzunehmender  User  (slang,  Usenet,  IRC) 
 
 




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