= B =
[common] Said of a design or
revision that has been badly compromised by a requirement to be
compatible with fossils or misfeatures in other programs
or (esp.) previous releases of itself. "MS-DOS 2.0 used \ as a
path separator to be bug-compatible with some cretin's choice of /
as an option character in 1.0."
--Jargon File, autonoded by rescdsk.
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