Re: FUD = ?

From: Martin J. Duerst (
Date: Fri Jun 06 1997 - 09:45:10 EDT

On Fri, 6 Jun 1997, Jim Agenbroad wrote:

> Friday, June 6, 1997
> "Han Unification has become a FUD issue." Can someone tell me what
> some or all of FUD stands for? From the context I infer sssomething
> along the lines of "fraught with xenophobia" but I 'd rather not
> trust my inferences.

It's an abbreviation of Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt. It appeared
in Mark Crispin's mail in full, but I left it out in my answer.
It's probably an Internet abbreviation, maybe an abbreviation
of more common usage (such as RSVP).

Regards, Martin.

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.2 : Tue Jul 10 2001 - 17:20:34 EDT