OT: Meaning of "monkey"

Mensanator mensanator at aol.com
Fri Mar 26 21:18:47 CET 2010


On Mar 26, 2:44 pm, Phlip <phlip2... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mar 26, 6:14 am, Luis M. González <luis... at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Webmonkey, Greasemonkey, monkey-patching, Tracemonkey, Jägermonkey,
> > Spidermonkey, Mono (monkey in spanish), codemonkey, etc, etc, etc...
>
> > Monkeys everywhere.
> > Sorry for the off topic question, but what does "monkey" mean in a
> > nerdy-geek context??
>
> > Luis
>
> Better at typing than thinking.

Really? I thought it was more of a reference to Eddington, i.e., given
enough time even a monkey can type out a program.



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