= R =
Right Thing n.
That which is compellingly the
correct or appropriate thing to use, do, say, etc. Often
capitalized, always emphasized in speech as though capitalized.
Use of this term often implies that in fact reasonable people may
disagree. "What's the right thing for LISP to do when it sees
(mod a 0)? Should it return a, or give a divide-by-0
error?" Oppose Wrong Thing.
--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.