Glossary of Internet terms. Underlined orange links point to terms within this Glossary.
- Zero Based Index
Zero Based Index
Refers to an index which begins at zero (0) rather than one (1). Most progammimg languages, if not all, use zero based indexes in single and multi dimensional array. As in :
fruits = "apple";
fruits = "orange";
fruits = "kiwi";
A popular cross-platform compression format. Zip files will always have a .zip extension and contained within them are much larger files. You may receive a .zip file which is 76kb, but once decompressed using a program such as WinZipTM the files within the zip could be 900kb or larger. Zip files allow you to send large files via email up to 10 times faster.
A place were innocent animals are kept for public display. These animals were sentenced to a life of imprisonment without trial. Some were abducted from the wilderness, others were bred in captivity, all should be released in to protected wildlife parks or open range zoos and compensated. Synonym : Animal Prison.