Urman Dictionary



A very poor option, but the only one that accomplishes a particular goal.

Clovis was getting settled in to his new programming job, and he took in stride most of the things Dena, his teammate, told him as she got him set up. At one point, though, he had to speak.
“Wait, you guys write your code in Eclipse?” he asked, unable to hide his disgust.
Dena shrugged. “It’s a kakistolon,” she said. “It’s awful, but it’s the only IDE with all the features we need. You get used to it.”