Subject: Re: meaning of OP
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2005 22:42:15 -0500
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
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Kenny Tilton  <> wrote:
| Eric Lavigne wrote:
| > I have seen the term OP many times in this newsgroup (and never
| > elsewhere). It seems to refer to the person who starts a thread. What
| > is the meaning of OP and what do the letters stand for?
| depending on context, original post (article) or original poster.

Or sometimes (again, depending on context) "other poster"
[as a shorthand for "that other guy but I forgot his name].

But as Kenny said, "original poster" is the usual default meaning.


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