Meaning of PADDED CELL in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ n. ]

Where you put luser s so they can't hurt anything. A program that limits a luser to a carefully restricted subset of the capabilities of the host system (for example, the rsh(1) utility on USG Unix). Note that this is different from an iron box because it is overt and not aimed at enforcing security so much as protecting others (and the luser) from the consequences of the luser's boundless naivete (see naive ). Also `padded cell environment'.

Jargon File English vocabulary.      Английский словарь жаргона.