Blue Glue N. [IBM] IBM's SNA (Systems Network Architecture), An Incredibly Losing And Bletcherous Communications Protocol Widely Favored At Commercial Shops That Don't Know Any Better.

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Blue Glue n.

[IBM] IBM's SNA (Systems Network
Architecture), an incredibly losing and bletcherous
communications protocol widely favored at commercial shops that
don't know any better. The official IBM definition is "that which
binds blue boxes together." See fear and loathing. It may
not be irrelevant that Blue Glue is the trade name of a 3M
product that is commonly used to hold down the carpet squares to
the removable panel floors common in dinosaur pens. A
correspondent at U. Minn. reports that the CS department there has
about 80 bottles of the stuff hanging about, so they often refer to
any messy work to be done as `using the blue glue'.