Mongolian Hordes technique
<programming, jargon> (Or "Chinese Army technique") Assigning a large
number of inexperienced programmers to a job which would better performed by a
few skilled ones. The term was first used by Dr. Fred Brooks in his book "The
Mythical Man-Month", Chapter 3.
According to Dr. Brooks, he had in mind the vision of the Mongol Hordes sweeping
across Asia and Europe when he created the term.
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