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deep magic Explained

deep magic at English => English (Computer) Of Explained:

deep magic

[possibly from C. S. Lewis's "Narnia" books] An awesomely
arcane technique central to a program or system, especially
one neither generally published nor available to hackers at
large (compare {black art}); one that could only have been
composed by a true {wizard}. Compiler optimisation techniques
and many aspects of {OS} design used to be {deep magic}; many
techniques in cryptography, signal processing, graphics, and
AI still are. Compare {heavy wizardry}. Especially found in
comments of the form "Deep magic begins here.". Compare
{voodoo programming}.