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Varnish Three Letter Acronyms

Very early in the project, we made a fortunate bargain on eBay, buying up a batch of 676 three letter acronyms, all starting with 'V'.

This page tells you what we use them for, if we remember to add them...

VBE
Varnish Back End -- Code for contacting backends (bin/varnishd/cache_backend.c)
VBP
Varnish Backend Polling -- Health checks of backends (bin/varnishd/cache_backend_poll.c)
VCA
Varnish Connection Acceptor -- The code that receives/accepts the TCP connections (bin/varnishd/cache_acceptor.c)
VCC
VCL to C Compiler -- The code that compiles VCL to C code. (lib/libvcl)
VCL
Varnish Configuration Language -- The domain-specific programming language used for configuring a varnishd.
VCT
Varnish CType(3) -- Character classification for RFC2616 and XML parsing.
VEV
Varnish EVent -- library functions to implement a simple event-dispatcher.
VGB
Varnish Governing Board -- May or may not exist. If you need to ask, you are not on it.
VGC
Varnish Generated Code -- Code generated by VCC from VCL
VLU
Varnish Line Up -- library functions to collect stream of bytes into lines for processing. (lib/libvarnish/vlu.c)
VRE
Varnish Regular Expression -- library functions for regular expression based matching and substring replacement. (lib/libvarnish/vre.c)
VRT
Varnish Run Time -- functions called from compiled code. (bin/varnishd/cache_vrt.c)
VRY
VaRY -- Related to processing of Vary: HTTP headers. (bin/varnishd/cache_vary.c)
VSL
Varnish Shared memory Log -- The log written into the shared memory segment for varnish{log,ncsa,top,hist} to see.
VSB
Varnish string Buffer -- a copy of the FreeBSD "sbuf" library, for safe string handling.
VSS
Varnish Session Stuff -- library functions to wrap DNS/TCP (lib/libvarnish/vss.c)
VTC
Varnish Test Code -- a test-specification for the varnishtest program.
VTLA
Varnish Three Letter Acronym -- No rule without an exception.