n., computer science
. A person who publishes a personal diary or journal on the web. May apply to weblog authors (or "bloggers") when content is focused inward (versus the web at large). Termed derived from scribe
, and the e-
prefix denoting technology. Coined by Erin on the journals mailing list on June 20, 1999 (ref. Shmuel Ross).
See also: Web journal, Open Diary, LiveJournal, weblog