With apologies to Ambrose Bierce
simple — It solves my use case.
opinionated — I don’t believe that your use case exists.
elegant — The only use case is making me feel smart.
lightweight — I don’t understand the use-cases the alternatives solve.
configurable — It’s your job to make it usable.
minimal — You’re going to have to write more code than I did to make it useful.
util — A collection of wrappers around the standard library, battle worn, and copy-pasted from last weeks project into next weeks.
dsl — A domain specific language, where code is written in one language and errors are given in another.
framework — A product with the business logic removed, but all of the assumptions left in.
documented —There are podcasts, screencasts and answers on stack overflow.
startup — A business without a business plan.
hackday — A competition where the entry fee is sleep deprivation and the prize is vendor lock in.
entrepreneur — One who sets out to provide a return on investment.
serial entrepreneur — One who has yet to provide a return on investment.
disrupt — To overcome any legal, social, or moral barrier to profit.