= D =
Death Square n.
The corporate logo of Novell, the people
who acquired USL after AT&T let go of it (Novell eventually sold
the Unix group to SCO). Coined by analogy with Death Star,
because many people believed Novell was bungling the lead in Unix
systems exactly as AT&T did for many years. [They were right --ESR]
--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.