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We have all seen the most common function name "foo" in all C, C++ textbooks.

If I want to ask the question, "Where did the practice of using foo for function names originate from?", which StackExchange site should I use?

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That's the sort of question that would be a reasonable fit for programmers.SE. Mind you, you will also find that it is already answered there…

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As you said:… – Bart Jun 12 '12 at 9:08
@Bart Updated language to reflect that it does exist; thanks for the link – Donal Fellows Jun 12 '12 at 9:09

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