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Definition of bit rot

bit rot

noun - uncountable

  • a hypothetical disease that causes programs to run more poorly over time and causes documents to become corrupted. Assuming no actual data loss, bits don't actually rot, but rather assumptions that programs have made will change, as will the editor / viewer programs for documents.

    Last edited on Nov 11 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

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Definitions include: excessive.
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Definitions include: a fungal infection of the groin region (Tinea cruris).
Definitions include: the breakage of links on the web as their targets disappear.
Definitions include: venereal disease.
Definitions include: general insult / disparaging remark.
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