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true-hacker /n./ [analogy with `trufan' from SF fandom] One
who exemplifies the primary values of hacker culture, esp.
competence and helpfulness to other hackers. A high compliment.
"He spent 6 hours helping me bring up UUCP and netnews on my
FOOBAR 4000 last week -- manifestly the act of a true-hacker."
Compare demigod, oppose munchkin.
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