jock

1. A programmer who is characterised by large and somewhat brute-force programs.

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.

[Jargon File]

Last updated: 1995-01-19

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