http://jargon.watson-net.com/lexicon.asp?w=hacker -----Original Message----- From: Koutoulas, Pete Sent: Thursday, July 03, 2003 9:51 AM To: 'thelist at lists.evolt.org' Subject: RE: [thelist] complete: hacking contest I have to admit, I'm still confused about the distinction between hackers and crackers. All that Zen stuff about what Hackers do really didn't say anything IMHO. What do they do? Most of what was described, e.g., solving problems, coding challenges, are the kinds of things I do every day. So am I a hacker? Is a hacker just a coder/programmer who likes challenges? Or a particularly adept programmer?