write-only


write-only
Capable of being written but not read.

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  • Write-only — may refer to:* Write only Documentation, a tongue in cheek term for documentation that is written to satisfy a process but never read subsequent to its writing * Write only language, a derogatory term for programming languages that are hard to… …   Wikipedia

  • write-only — Unreadable or indecipherable. Something of sufficient complexity that it is incomprehensible. Often applied to someone else s style of writing software. I ve spent an hour trying to figure out what your freaking write only PERL script does: lean… …   Dictionary of american slang

  • write-only — Unreadable or indecipherable. Something of sufficient complexity that it is incomprehensible. Often applied to someone else s style of writing software. I ve spent an hour trying to figure out what your freaking write only PERL script does: lean… …   Dictionary of american slang

  • Write-only memory — is the antithesis of read only memory (ROM). By definition, a WOM is a memory device which can be written but never read. Since there seems to be no obvious utility for such a memory circuit, from which data cannot be retrieved, the concept is… …   Wikipedia

  • Write-only documentation — (WOD) is a tongue in cheek term for documentation that is [http://www.doceo.co.uk/reflection/2006/10/on write only documents.htm written to satisfy a process] but never read subsequent to its writing. Derogatory termWhile write only documentation …   Wikipedia

  • Write-only language — is a derogatory term for a programming language whose syntax is considered inscrutable. Write only code is source code so arcane, complex, or ill structured that it cannot be reliably modified or even comprehended by anyone with the possible… …   Wikipedia

  • Write-Only-Memory — Das Write Only Memory (auch: WOM, deutsch: Nur Schreib Speicher) ist das scherzhafte Antonym zum read only memory. Write Only Memory ist ein WORN Gerät (write once read never, vergleiche WORM). Ursprung Anfang der 1970er Jahre erstellte ein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • write-only language — n. WOL, programming language with the characteristic that programs written in it are scrapped without difficulty and re written than modified (Computers) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Write Once Read Many — Write Once, Read Many (alternatively Write One, Read Multiple or Write Once, Read Mostly or WORM) refers to computer data storage systems, data storage devices, and data storage media that can be written to once, but read from multiple times. [… …   Wikipedia

  • write — (rīt) v. wrote (rōt), writ·ten (rĭt’n) also writ (rĭt), writ·ing, writes v. tr. 1. a) To form (letters, words, or symbols) on a surface such as paper with an instrument such as a pen. b) …   Word Histories


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