OT: Meaning of "monkey"

Emile van Sebille emile at fenx.com
Fri Mar 26 23:09:24 CET 2010


On 3/26/2010 1:18 PM Mensanator said...
> 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.

I like the quote that went along the lines of 'here we are, and no we 
haven't'






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