stevekl at PANIX.COM
Wed Jan 16 14:15:02 UTC 2002
On Tue, 15 Jan 2002, Erin McKean wrote:
> Has anyone seen a cite for this (other than the Spider Robinson one
> that comes up on Google?)
> I'm assuming that it means the pop-up and pop-under windows that
> spawn from so many web pages these days. I think it's a useful term.
> (Gareth, I think this is a good candidate for Jargon Watch...)
Erin: Is this the same phenomenon as "whack-a-mole" (which I belive
Gareth's covered? That is, does it refer to the steady barrage of windows
that pop up when one surfs, usually unwittingly, onto such a site?
-- Steve Kl.
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