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Re: CAMP (was Re: HEADSUP: Apache maintainer wanted!)
On Jan 22 04:02, Reini Urban wrote:
Igor Pechtchanski schrieb:
<http://cygwin.com/acronyms/#CAMP>. Done. :-D
BTW: I hope you all know what "camp" originally means.
Originally a term defined by Susan Sontag for a special outrageous and
overt style mainly used by gays. We often use it in discussion on films.
("camp style" or "camp aesthetic")
Wow, and I thought "camp" is originally a native english word, having
the meaning of "a place where people stay in tents or other temporary
But I could be wrong.
Actually you are right, I don't know where people come up with this
craziness, but camp has been in use for ages as a shorten form of
"basecamp" and "campsite". I'm quite certain that it was in use long
before the word gay meant anything else besides "happy".