punt = P = purple wire

Purple Book n.

1. The "System V Interface Definition". The covers of the first editions were an amazingly nauseating shade of off-lavender. 2. Syn. Wizard Book. Donald Lewine's "POSIX Programmer's Guide" (O'Reilly, 1991, ISBN 0-937175-73-0). See also book titles.

--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.

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