molly-guard = M = monkey up

Mongolian Hordes technique n.

[poss. from the Sixties counterculture expression `Mongolian clusterfuck' for a public orgy] Development by gang bang. Implies that large numbers of inexperienced programmers are being put on a job better performed by a few skilled ones (but see bazaar). Also called `Chinese Army technique'; see also Brooks's Law.

--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.

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