It's perfectly acceptable to ask in a thread where you see an acronym. Techies tend to use more than their fair share of acronyms and other jargon, and they are not always forthcoming about what they mean, assuming that if they know them, everyone does.
If you are too shy to ask in a thread, or it looks like something that you should know based on the context of its use, you can always visit The Acronym Finder
. They've got all the biggies, including DSLR
by Mospaw edited by climbers
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