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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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