= J =
1. A programmer who is characterized by large and
somewhat brute-force programs. See brute force. 2. When
modified by another noun, describes a specialist in some particular
computing area. The compounds `compiler jock' and `systems
jock' seem to be the best-established examples.
--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.