SMOP


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SMOP

/S-M-O-P/ [Simple (or Small) Matter of Programming] 1. A piece of code, not yet written, whose anticipated length is significantly greater than its complexity. Used to refer to a program that could obviously be written, but is not worth the trouble. Also used ironically to imply that a difficult problem can be easily solved because a program can be written to do it; the irony is that it is very clear that writing such a program will be a great deal of work. "It's easy to enhance a Fortran compiler to compile COBOL as well; it's just an SMOP." 2. Often used ironically by the intended victim when a suggestion for a program is made which seems easy to the suggester, but is obviously (to the victim) a lot of work.
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If you want to get involved, just fill in the form below or emailSMOP@reachplc.comby 23:59pm on May 25, 2018 and tell us why you think you qualify as a bona de SMOP. Don't forget -- there's [pounds sterling]500 in it for you if you're
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But with work on creating our SMOP team about to begin, this is your last chance to apply.
If you want to get involved, just email SMOP@reachplc.com by 23:59pm on May 25, 2018 and tell us why you think you qualify as a bona de SMOP. Don't forget - there's PS500 in it for you if you're selected.
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