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On 10/08/2012 04:52 PM, Felmon Davis wrote:
On Mon, 8 Oct 2012, Tom Davies wrote:

Hi :) Speculation can provide a lot of amusement. I like Anne-ology's explanation. The real answer is quite good too. So, where did "boot-up" come from? Wasn't that soem engineering term to do with subs too? Regards from Tom :)

The term "boot" or "boot up" comes from the idea of raising yourself by your own bootstraps--seemingly impossible, but when you boot up, you are
using the operating system to start itself.


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