Meaning of /DEV/NULL in English

/DEV/NULL

/dev-nuhl/ [The Unix null device, used as a data sink ] A notional "black hole" in any information space being discussed, used, or referred to. A controversial posting, for example, might end "Kudos to rasputin@kremlin.org, flames to /dev/null". See bit bucket .

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