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2 definitions found
 for Blue Glue
From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  Blue Glue
   n.
  
      [IBM; obs.] IBM's SNA (Systems Network Architecture), an incredibly losing
       and bletcherous communications protocol once widely favored at
      commercial shops that didn't know any better (like other proprietary
      networking protocols, it became obsolete and effectively disappeared after
      the Internet explosion c.1994). The official IBM definition is ?that which
      binds blue boxes together.? See fear and loathing. It may not be
      irrelevant that Blue Glue is the trade name of a 3M product that is
      commonly used to hold down the carpet squares to the removable panel floors
      common in dinosaur pens. A correspondent at U. Minn. reports that the CS
      department there has about 80 bottles of the stuff hanging about, so they
      often refer to any messy work to be done as using the blue glue.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  Systems Network Architecture
  Blue Glue
  SNA
  
      (SNA) IBM's proprietary high level networking
     protocol standard, used by IBM and IBM compatible
     mainframes.
  
     Also referred to as "Blue Glue", SNA is a bletcherous protocol
     once widely favoured at commercial shops.  The official IBM
     definition is "that which binds blue boxes together."  It may
     be relevant that Blue Glue is also a 3M product commonly
     used to hold down carpets in dinosaur pens.
  
     [{Jargon File]
  
     (1994-11-23)
  

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