Random quotes from The Hacker's Dictionay

hackers logo
purple wire n. 

 [IBM] Wire installed by Field Engineers to work
around problems discovered during testing or debugging.  These are
called `purple wires' even when (as is frequently the case) their
actual physical color is yellow....  Compare blue wire,
yellow wire, and red wire.

Tweet This!

Powered by: fortune command and The Jargon File.