= M =
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.