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Meaning of RUNES

 
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1. Anything that requires heavy wizardry or black art to parse: core dumps, jcl commands, apl or code in a language you haven't a clue how to read. Not quite as bad as line noise, but close.

Compare casting the runes, great runes.

2. Special display characters (for example, the high-half graphics on an ibm pc).

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