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defenestration /n./ [from the traditional Czechoslovakian
method of assassinating prime ministers, via SF fandom] 1. Proper
karmic retribution for an incorrigible punster. "Oh, ghod, that
was *awful*!" "Quick! Defenestrate him!" 2. The act of
exiting a window system in order to get better response time from a
full-screen program. This comes from the dictionary meaning of
`defenestrate', which is to throw something out a window. 3. The
act of discarding something under the assumption that it will
improve matters. "I don't have any disk space left." "Well,
why don't you defenestrate that 100 megs worth of old core dumps?"
4. Under a GUI, the act of dragging something out of a window
(onto the screen). "Next, defenestrate the MugWump icon."
5. [proposed] The requirement to support a command-line interface.
"It has to run on a VT100." "Curses! I've been
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