machinable = M = Macintoy

machoflops /mach'oh-flops/ n.

[pun on `megaflops', a coinage for `millions of FLoating-point Operations Per Second'] Refers to artificially inflated performance figures often quoted by computer manufacturers. Real applications are lucky to get half the quoted speed. See Your mileage may vary, benchmark.

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

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