Originally posted by Randall Twede:
i dont know their origins only what they stand for. it is like saying YourClass or /path/ it is a way of generalizing.
Originally posted by Sahir Shibley:
Foobar is a corruption of FUBAR.
Source (US?) Army.
Short for F***ed Up Beyond All Repair .
A short and rather effective way to provide a status report about some peice of equipment
[This message has been edited by Sahir Shibley (edited September 01, 2001).]
Originally posted by Amit Agrawal*:
Thanks Jim n Sahir. Now I know wat does it mean but I wonder why sun guys have picked up these names for thier example classes ? any guesses ?
Originally posted by Thomas Paul:
It has nothing to do with Sun. foo/bar have been used going to back at least to C days.