Recursive Acronym

AROS — AROS Research Operating System ( note: originally Amiga Research Operating System )
Allegro — Allegro Low LEvel Game ROutines ( early versions for Atari ST were called “Atari Low LEvel Game ROutines” )
CAVE — Cave Automatic Virtual Environment
Cygnus — Cygnus, Your GNU Support
giFT — giFT: Internet File Transfer
GiNaC — GiNaC is Not a CAS ( Computer Algebra System )
GNE — GNE’s Not an Encyclopedia
GNU — GNU’s Not Unix
JACK — JACK Audio Connection Kit
LAME — LAME Ain’t an MP3 Encoder
LiVES — LiVES is a Video Editing System
MiNT — MiNT is Not TOS ( later changed to “MiNT is Now TOS” )
MINT — MINT Is Not TRAC
Mung — Mung Until No Good
Nagios — Nagios Ain’t Gonna Insist On Sainthood ( which is a reference to the previous name of Nagios, namely Netsaint )
NiL — NiL Isn’t Liero
PHP — PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor ( originally “Personal Home Page” )
P.I.P.S. Is POSIX on Symbian
PINE — PINE Is Nearly Elm, originally; PINE now officially stands for “Pine Internet News and E-mail”
RPM — RPM Package Manager ( originally “Red Hat Package Manager” )
Scaled — Scaled Composites: Advanced Link to Efficient Development
SPARQL — SPARQL Protocol And RDF Query Language
SRL — SRL Resource Library
TiLP — TiLP is a Linking Program
TIP — TIP isn’t Pico ( name for earliest versions of nano text editor )
UIRA — UIRA Isn’t a Recursive Acronym
WAM – WAM Account Manager
Wine — Wine Is Not an Emulator
XBMC — XBMC Media Center ( originally Xbox Media Center )
XINU — Xinu Is Not Unix
XNA — XNA’s Not Acronymed
YAML — YAML Ain’t Markup Language ( initially “Yet Another Markup Language” )
Zinf — Zinf Is Not Freeamp

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