Definitions for yet another

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word yet another

Freebase

  1. Yet another

    Among programmers, yet another is an idiomatic qualifier in the name of a computer program, organisation, or event that is confessedly unoriginal. Stephen C. Johnson is credited with establishing the naming convention in the late 1970s when he named his compiler-compiler yacc, since he felt there were already numerous compiler-compilers in circulation at the time.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. Yet Another

    [From Unix's yacc(1), ‘Yet Another Compiler-Compiler’, a LALR parser generator] 1. Of your own work: A humorous allusion often used in titles to acknowledge that the topic is not original, though the content is. As in ‘Yet Another AI Group’ or ‘Yet Another Simulated Annealing Algorithm’. 2. Of others' work: Describes something of which there are already far too many. See also YA-, YABA, YAUN.

Translation

Find a translation for the yet another definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these yet another definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"yet another." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 21 Aug. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/yet another>.

Are we missing a good definition for yet another?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for yet another: