Bit-bucket - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
A humorous name for the place where lost computer files are thought to have gone. I could have sworn I saved that document, but it must have gone into the bit-bucket.
n. the imaginary place where lost computer data goes. (Computers.) I guess my data went into the bit-bucket.
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A panel of vendor and carrier technical experts-all active in IMS network elements/testing-will discuss and debate prominent facts and rumors, assigning them as appropriate to the rank of probable reality or to the bit-bucket
In this new world of email authentication protocols like Sender ID and Sender Policy Framework (SPF), an ISP's reputation determines whether or not a subscriber's email will make it to the recipient or end up in the spam bit-bucket
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