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 for write-only code
From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  write-only code
   n.
  
      [a play on read-only memory] Code so arcane, complex, or ill-structured
      that it cannot be modified or even comprehended by anyone but its author,
      and possibly not even by him/her. A Bad Thing.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  write-only code
  
     [a play on "read-only memory"] Code so arcane, complex, or
     ill-structured that it cannot be modified or even comprehended
     by anyone but its author, and possibly not even by him/her.  A
     Bad Thing.
  
     [{Jargon File]
  

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