= D =
Yet another term of disgust used to
describe a malfunctioning program. The connotation in this case is
that the program works as designed, but the design is bad. Said,
for example, of a program that generates large numbers of
meaningless error messages, implying that it is on the brink of
imminent collapse. Compare wonky, brain-damaged,
--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.