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From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :
[from a Greek word for turning like an ox while plowing] An ancient
method of writing using alternate left-to-right and right-to-left
lines. This term is actually philologists' techspeak and
typesetters' jargon. Erudite hackers use it for an optimization
performed by some computer typesetting software and moving-head
printers. The adverbial form `boustrophedonically' is also found
(hackers purely love constructions like this).
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