from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Like a hack; amateurish.
- adj. Filthy or totally dirty.
- adj. Using, or characterised by, hacks: poorly designed workarounds.
- adj. Short and interrupted, broken, jerky; hacking.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as hacking.
Why is that a pretty hackish (not "hacky") sentence?
Children are represented playing games such as hacky-sack and marbles; adults are engaged in traditional activities as labouring, ploughing with oxen, repairing fishing nets, cooking, threshing rice and so on, and wear traditional Taiwanese clothing.
I've been thinking about a kind of hacky solution for the MMS problem:
Cyanogen just figured out how to make multitouch smooth and less "hacky" in the browser, and multitouch in the 3D gallery should not be hard to do either.
Now, it'll be limited to sanctioned devices like the PS3, Wii, TiVo, officially supported Blu-ray players, etc-backed by the kinds of companies who have the clout to pressure Google, or the money to pay them-leaving everyone else to search for some kind of hacky workaround, the last of which got them in this bind in the first place.
The additional map service workaround you mention for those SOEs requiring fine-grained ArcObjects is a bit "hacky" but will have to do.
But it's kind of hacky to manufacture a bunch of temporary nodes, only to throw them away in the next step of the path.
This trick is a little hacky, but it gets the job done on busy Finder sidebars.
So you can use them not just in some special hacky way in the field where they were invented.
It was popular to wear a bandana for people who would be in the co-op and play hacky sack.