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rude

[WPI] 1. Badly written or functionally poor, e.g. a program that is very difficult to use because of gratuitously poor design decisions. Opposite: cuspy.

2. Anything that manipulates a shared resource without regard for its other users in such a way as to cause a (non-fatal) problem. Examples: programs that change tty modes without resetting them on exit, or windowing programs that keep forcing themselves to the top of the window stack. Compare all-elbows.
References in classic literature ?
It was his younger sister's chamber that I was in, and as there was nobody in the house but the maids below-stairs, he was, it may be, the ruder; in short, he began to be in earnest with me indeed.
Its atmosphere was oppressive and disagreeable; it was crowded, noisy, and confusing; half the pupils dropped asleep, or fell into a state of waking stupefaction; the other half kept them in either condition by maintaining a monotonous droning noise, as if they were performing, out of time and tune, on a ruder sort of bagpipe.
How shall he ever know well that he is and does as an officer of the government, or as a man, until he is obliged to consider whether he will treat me, his neighbor, for whom he has respect, as a neighbor and well-disposed man, or as a maniac and disturber of the peace, and see if he can get over this obstruction to his neighborlines without a ruder and more impetuous thought or speech corresponding with his action.
Ruder characterized NWG's in-house installation of BRdata's Host as part of the consortium's goal to become more autonomous and expand the number of services it provides to its stores.
Remarkably, according to Szeemann, the exhibition came about only because "people from Philip Morris and the PR firm Ruder Finn came to Bern and asked me if I would like to do a show of my own.
PEOPLE using the phone are becoming ruder and are talking too fast, a survey revealed yesterday.
The survey of 1,000 British drivers revealed that most believed that their counterparts were ruder and more inconsiderate than five years ago.
has announced the appointment of Brian Ruder to the company's board of directors and audit committee.
In January, McNeil Consumer & Specialty Pharmaceuticals and their PR agency Ruder Finn joined forces to become a partner with AMAA and ARA to educate medical professionals and the public about effective ways to treat pain during exercise and endurance events.
The sites are built and maintained by Ruder Finn Interactive (ruderfinn.com) under the supervision of the Department of Homeland Security.
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Ruder Finn Interactive selected Atomz Search to aid citizens who visit www.ready.gov and www.listo.gov in finding the important information they need to prepare themselves for potential threats.
For more information contact Ruder Finn Arts & Communications Counselors at (212) 593-6442 or visit www.ubs.com.