SPLash!1. Software Research Northwest, 1987. Compiler for SPL. 2. Systems Programming LAnguage for Software Hackers. Mentioned in TeX for the Impatient, Paul W. Abrahams, A-W 1990.
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. [Jargon File]
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