Re: Whee, Greased HedgeHog on Steroids, take 2

H. Peter Anvin (
16 May 1996 19:18:47 GMT

In article <4mir3t$>,
Thomas Quinot <> wrote:
>Andrew E. Mileski ( =E9crit :
>> (Ford Prefect describing the black ship - the one with black
>> buttons that lit up black to let you know you did something.
>> Obviously it was designed for a species that could perceive
>> different wavelengths of the EM spectrum than humans).
>Actually the Jargon File describes such devices as DEDs (Dark Emitting
>Diodes.) Some semiconductor manufacturers reportedly have already
>issued data sheets for those in the past.

That's Darkness Emitting Diodes I presume... goes right up there with
WOM (Write Only Memory), LER (Light Emitting Resistor) and SED (Smoke
Emitting Diode.)