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Can I ask stuff like full forms of somethings in the computer science stack exchange, for example, the full form of Wi-Fi or internet? I won't really only ask this but some more also. So my question is can I ask full forms of computer related stuff?

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    $\begingroup$ What does "full form" mean? I don't think I've ever heard that term before. $\endgroup$
    – D.W. Mod
    Jul 25, 2018 at 18:11
  • $\begingroup$ Did u mean "u have ever heard of the term full form"? - I mean by full form u will get it by this example: the full form of "Wi-Fi" is "Wireless Fidelity" $\endgroup$
    – A Cool Guy
    Jul 26, 2018 at 9:13

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If you're asking about specific computer technology or products, I don't think it's on-topic here. We're about computer science rather than specific products or technologies. That's just my opinion; others might have a different opinion.

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  • $\begingroup$ I mean like the full form of "Wi-Fi" is "Wireless Fidelity". I want to ask this... yeah u got it ill answer my own question if it's on topic :P $\endgroup$
    – A Cool Guy
    Jul 26, 2018 at 9:06
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    $\begingroup$ @ACoolGuy, That sounds like a question about a specific computer technology, so doesn't sound likely to be on-topic here. In my opinion. Others might disagree. $\endgroup$
    – D.W. Mod
    Jul 26, 2018 at 18:21
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    $\begingroup$ Separately: we expect you to do a significant amount of research before asking, to make sure that the question isn't already answered in standard places. For the specific example you mention, there's an entire Wikipedia article on Wi-Fi (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wi-Fi). Morever, while Wi-Fi might once have been an abbreviation of Wireless Fidelity, it's not clear that Wi-Fi is actually an abbreviation -- it seems to be a trade name of its own. See, e.g., boingboing.net/2005/11/08/wifi-isnt-short-for.html. $\endgroup$
    – D.W. Mod
    Jul 26, 2018 at 18:21
  • $\begingroup$ umm, thx I really didn't know about that, that means I NEED TO DO MORE RESEARCH DUMB ME! Thx @D.W. :D $\endgroup$
    – A Cool Guy
    Jul 27, 2018 at 6:37
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    $\begingroup$ Agreed. However, a question like "What does PCP in PCP theorem mean? Clearly not Post Correspondence Problem!" would be a valid terminology question on Computer Science. $\endgroup$
    – Raphael
    Aug 14, 2018 at 15:43
  • $\begingroup$ @Raphael do u mean that my question fits this page? $\endgroup$
    – A Cool Guy
    Oct 7, 2018 at 6:26
  • $\begingroup$ @ACoolGuy The one about "WiFi"? No. $\endgroup$
    – Raphael
    Oct 7, 2018 at 19:09
  • $\begingroup$ @Raphael the Question will be like this: Q. What Are The Full Forms OF These Abbreviations? 1) COMPUTER 2) LAPTOP 3) DESKTOP e.t.c $\endgroup$
    – A Cool Guy
    Oct 25, 2018 at 5:45

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