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red wire in Technology

jargon, hardware
(IBM) Patch wires installed by programmers who have no business mucking with the hardware. It is said that the only thing more dangerous than a hardware guy with a code patch is a softy with a soldering iron.
Compare blue wire, yellow wire, purple wire.
[Jargon File]
(1994-12-23)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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