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jargon (ITS) 1. A derogatory play on "Unix wizard",
common among hackers who use Unix by necessity but would
prefer alternatives. The implication is that although the
person in question may consider mastery of Unix arcana to be a
wizardly skill, the only real skill involved is the ability to
tolerate (and the bad taste to wallow in) the incoherence and
needless complexity that is alleged to infest many Unix
programs. "This shell script tries to parse its arguments in
69 bletcherous ways. It must have been written by a real Unix