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your mileage may vary

your mileage may vary in Technology

(Standard disclaimer attached to EPA mileage ratings by American car manufacturers) A ritual warning often found in Unix freeware distributions and elsewhere. Translates roughly as "Hey, I tried to write this portably, but who *knows* what'll happen on your system?"
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The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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