- adj. Relating to or containing cruft
- adj. Internet Poorly built and overly-complex, and unpleasant.
“And as I said, the construction to map HTTP request to internal API call is kind of crufty and insecure.”
“A lot of the Old School Revival movement is less about those old crufty rules actually being better, but about bringing back “rulings vs. rules,” code for re-empowering the gamemaster at the table.”
“I like some things about old school play and the principles – “rulings, not rules,” sandboxing, etc – but the actual old rules are just crufty as hell.”
“This locks end users into the crufty Google video interface.”
“The social system that the ODP is pretty interesting, and while crufty and spam filled — the community dwarfs the number of poeple working on most other open projects.”
“CSS-powered Slashdot goes live The new CSS-powered version of Slashdot mentioned previously has gone live After 8 years of my nasty, crufty, hodge podged together HTML, last night...”
“After 8 years of my nasty, crufty, hodge podged together HTML, last night we finally switched over to clean HTML 4.01 with a full complement of CSS.”
“I have known cruft and its adjective crufty since my freshman year at MIT; that would be 1974.”
“A lot of developing countries with crappy telephone service made the leap to digital cellular telephony without a lot of the crufty intermediary stages that the developed world went through, leapfrogging the US and Canada.”
“EntitledWhen good interfaces go crufty, it relates to cruft through the ages, and how it relates to good (and bad) UI design.”
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