FYI


FYI

FYI is a common abbreviation of For Your Information.

*FYI, short for 'For Your Information', is commonly used in email or memo messages, typically as the first thing on the subject line, to flag the message as an informational message that does not require a response or action on behalf of the recipient.

*On the Internet, FYIs are a subset of the RFC series.
*:The following description is taken from FYI 1, the FYI on FYIs: "The FYI series of notes is designed to provide Internet users with a central repository of information about any topics which relate to the Internet. FYIs topics may range from historical memos on "Why it was done this way" to answers to commonly asked operational questions."

*FYI was also the name of a fictional newsmagazine on the television series "Murphy Brown".

*FYI was also the name of a 1980s daily information program on ABC.

*Film Your Issue is an annual filmmaking competition.

*FY_, a play on the common "FYI". Here you change the last letter of the acronym to match the first letter of your name. For instance, if your name is "Jeff", you would "FYJ" someone (that is to say, you would "For Your Jeff" them).

ee also

* Request for Comments
* Internet standard
* BCP
* FAQ
* Internet slang


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • FYI — FYI  For Your Information (рус. К Вашему сведению) или FYI  For Your Interest (рус. Вам будет любопытно). Аббревиатура «FYI» обычно используется в электронных письмах (подставляется в тему на место таких маркеров как RE и FW) и… …   Википедия

  • FYI — es una abreviatura en inglés común (For Your Information) que traducida al español significa para tu información. FYI es utilizado comúnmente en correo electrónico, mensajes de memorándum, como la primera palabra en el asunto de un correo… …   Wikipedia Español

  • FYI — es una abreviatura en inglés común (For You Information) y traducida significa Para Tu Información ● FYI es utilizado comúnmente en correo electrónico, mensajes de memorandum, típicamente como la primera palabra en el asunto de un correo… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • FYI — for your information used especially in short business notes and emails, when you are telling someone something they need to know …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fyi — fyi,   Talk Mode …   Universal-Lexikon

  • FYI — abbreviation for your information: used in e mails and TEXT MESSAGES as a way of introducing a useful piece of information …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • FYI — (For Your Information) just so you know, for your own knowledge (Internet abbreviation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • FYI — ► ABBREVIATION ▪ for your information …   English terms dictionary

  • FYI — ☆ FYI abbrev. for your information …   English World dictionary

  • FYI — ( for your information) A prefix to a security price indicating that the quote is for information purposes only, and not an offer to trade. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * FYI FYI written abbreviation for FOR * * * FYI UK US (also fyi …   Financial and business terms