ENOTUITS

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Mimics the form of C error codes: for example, on Linux, a program may return the error code ENOMEM to indicate that it has run out of memory. TUITS comes from round tuit.

Noun[edit]

ENOTUITS (uncountable)

  1. (computing, humorous) An error code indicating that a person has run out of round tuits (i.e. they don't have any time to spare on the task being discussed).
    • 2010 January 29, "David E. Wheeler" (username), "[HACKERS] Review: listagg aggregate", in pgsql.hackers, Mailing list:
      ENOTUITS! /me is already sorely over-committed…