[rspec-users] OK... What is ... fu ?
dchelimsky at gmail.com
Fri Jan 30 10:06:44 EST 2009
On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 8:49 AM, James Byrne <lists at ruby-forum.com> wrote:
> Pardon my ignorance, but exactly what does _fu mean WRT Ruby plugins,
> gems and such?
> I have run across this suffix a number of times in Ruby and Rails,
> always in connection with some add-on or extension. In the original
> context that I encountered '_fu' I inferred that it probably stood for
> file upload. However, its widespread use in other contexts evidently
> disproves this interpretation. So, does it have a meaning? Does it
> derive from the foo in foobar? Does it stand for functional update? Or,
> is it an obscure cultural reference to Ruby's Japanese origins?
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