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    Not a Linux question,but......


    ......does anyone know the correct answer.

    I was asked recently what the 'XP' in Window$ XP stands for. Anyone know the answer....? No jokes please!

    Thanks,

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    I heard it stood for XtraPoo but i also heard it stood for experience ( thanks krendoshazin :P)

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    Quote Originally Posted by onlinebacon
    I heard it stood for XtraPoo but i also heard it stood for experience ( thanks krendoshazin :P)
    Didnt he say no jokes?

    I would guess experience.

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    eXPerience... but I'll be damned if XtraPoo doesn't sound better
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    Re: Not a Linux question,but......

    Quote Originally Posted by Martin from Dublin
    I was asked recently what the 'XP' in Window$ XP stands for. Anyone know the answer....?
    the answer is: eXPerience

    btw, there is no such thing as Window$, did you mean Windows?

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    Re: Not a Linux question,but......

    Quote Originally Posted by jasonlambert
    Quote Originally Posted by Martin from Dublin
    I was asked recently what the 'XP' in Window$ XP stands for. Anyone know the answer....?
    the answer is: eXPerience
    And here's a site to back it up:

    http://labmice.techtarget.com/FAQ/winxpfaq.htm
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    Somewhat related. I always thought it was silly that "NT" meant New Technology. Especially since when it boot it says "NT" Technology. A little redundant. I guess there will be no guessing with Vista.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ThoughtVelocity
    Somewhat related. I always thought it was silly that "NT" meant New Technology. Especially since when it boot it says "NT" Technology. A little redundant. I guess there will be no guessing with Vista.
    I thought NT was ment to represent "NetWorking"?

    EDIT: Nm, i was wrong, just read the windows nt wiki page.

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    So now I know what XP and NT stand for if it ever comes up in a pub quiz..........!

    Thanks guys!
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