1. Software Research Northwest, 1987. Compiler for SPL[3].

2. Systems Programming LAnguage for Software Hackers. Mentioned in TeX for the Impatient, Paul W. Abrahams, A-W 1990.

splash screen


An initial screen displayed by interactive software, usually containing a logo, version information, author credits and/or a copyright notice.

The term originated among Macintosh users and spread, the synonym banner was once also used.

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Last updated: 1998-04-28

Nearby terms:

spiwareSP/kSPLSPL/1SPLash!splash screensplatSPL/ISPLINTER

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