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warchalk definition

A system of runes and annotations chalked on walls or other surfaces to indicate to interested parties the presence of a wireless network node in the vicinity.
Warchalking was inspired by "hobo language" - the signs used by American itinerants during the Depression years to indicate where they might find a meal.
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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