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WTF(6)                         BSD Games Manual                         WTF(6)

NAME
     wtf -- translates acronyms for you

SYNOPSIS
     wtf [-f dbfile] [-t type] [is] acronym ...

DESCRIPTION
     The wtf utility displays the expansion of the acronyms specified on the
     command line.  If the acronym is unknown, wtf will check to see if the
     acronym is known by the whatis(1) command.

     If ``is'' is specified on the command line, it will be ignored, allowing
     the fairly natural ``wtf is WTF'' usage.

     The following options are available:

     -f dbfile
           Overrides the default acronym database, bypassing the value of the
           ACRONYMDB variable.

     -t type
           Specifies the acronym's type.  Simply put, it makes the program use
           the acronyms database named
           /usr/share/games/bsdgames/acronyms.type, where type is given by the
           argument.

ENVIRONMENT
     ACRONYMDB  The default acronym database may be overridden by setting the
                environment variable ACRONYMDB to the name of a file in the
                proper format (acronym[tab]meaning).

FILES
     /usr/share/games/bsdgames/acronyms       default acronym database.
     /usr/share/games/bsdgames/acronyms.comp  computer-related acronym data-
                                              base.

SEE ALSO
     whatis(1)

HISTORY
     wtf first appeared in NetBSD 1.5.

BSD                             April 25, 2003                             BSD