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PUB

1. PUBlishing. A 1972 text-formatting language for TOPS-10, with syntax based on SAIL. Influenced TeX and Scribe. ["PUB: The Document Compiler", Larry Tesler, Stanford AI Proj Op Note, Sept 1972].

2. /pub, the top-level, publicly accessible directory on most anonymous FTP archives. This is usually where the interesting files are. See pubic directory.

 


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