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<job, jargon> (Always abbreviated to "sysop") /sis'op/ A term
used in the BBS world for the operator of a bulletin-board
system (who is usually also the owner).
A common neophyte mistake on FidoNet is to address a message
to "sysop" in an international echo, thus sending it to
hundreds of sysops around the world.
Contrast: system administrator.
Nearby terms: System Management Server « system manager « system mangler « system operator » System Product Interpreter » system programming language » System R
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