web standards, noun
A large stick or cudgel, used by the slightly more anal-retentive to beat the slightly less anal-retentive.
Just a quote from “The Devils Dictionary”:http://www.eod.com/devil/, courtesy of Tom Coates’ “Plasticbag.org”:http://www.plasticbag.org. At least it was until the dictionary seemed to vanish – the domain homepage then being replaced with the following:
The difference between
find /local/www -print | grep error_log | xargs rm
find /local/www -print | xargs rm
but very, very important.
Another gem from the “oh sh*t” school of Unix administration!