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(jargon, security)
A computer account whose user name and password are the same. Joes are considered harmful, as are any passwords which are easy to guess.

Joe (“Fat Boy”)

sole employment consists in alternately eating and sleeping. [Br. Lit.: Pickwick Papers]
See: Fatness

Joe (Fat Boy)

“Damn that boy, he’s gone to sleep again.” [Br. Lit.: Dickens Pickwick Papers]
See: Sleep


(Java Objects Everywhere) A CORBA-compliant ORB from Sun. It allowed a Java-compliant Web browser or network computer running a Java operating system to have access to CORBA objects in a network. See CORBA and RMI.
References in classic literature ?
As she applied herself to set the tea-things, Joe peeped down at me over his leg, as if he were mentally casting me and himself up, and calculating what kind of pair we practically should make, under the grievous circumstances foreshadowed.
Then, she gave the knife a final smart wipe on the edge of the plaister, and then sawed a very thick round off the loaf: which she finally, before separating from the loaf, hewed into two halves, of which Joe got one, and I the other.
How clever you are, Joe --and--kiss me, Joe--and what made you ever suspect that I wasn't giving music lessons to Clementina?
Stay there, old girl,' said Joe, 'and let us see whether there's any little commission for me to-day.
We must be patient, Joe, and bear with old folks' foibles.
When George Willard went to work for the Wines- burg Eagle he was besieged by Joe Welling.
Becoming more excited Joe Welling crowded the young reporter against the front of the feed store.
With such profound faith as Joe felt in the doctor, it is not to be wondered at that incessant discussions sprang up between him and Kennedy, without any lack of respect to the latter, however.
By-the-way," said Joe, "you know that the weighing comes off to-day.
Joe returned the gaze with mild boy's eyes, but his face grew serious.
New York might be too much for her, but she could cope with Joe.
There happened to be a bath-tub for the servants in the laundry building, and he electrified Joe by taking a cold bath.