<programming> Made unclear, used to describe source code that has been transformed or written to make it as hard as possible to read, usually for fun, as in the Obfuscated C Contest. A japh is a kind of obfuscated Perl program.
The term is not normally used for code that has been transformed for security purposes, e.g. to enforce some kind of licencing mechanism.
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