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  • one-liner wars
    n. A game popular among hackers who code in the language APL (see {write-only language} and {line noise}). The objective is to see who... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


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    deprecated


    adj. Said of a program or feature that is considered obsolescent and in the process of being phased out, usually in favor of a specified replacement. Deprecated features can, unfortunately, linger on for many years. This term appears with distressing frequency in standards documents when the committees which write them decide that a sufficient number of users have written code which depends on specific features which are out of favor.