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  • software rot
    n. Term used to describe the tendency of software that has not been used in a while to {lose}; such failure may be semi-humorously... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


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    shareware


    /sheir'weir/ n. Freeware (sense 1) for which the author requests some payment, usually in the accompanying documentation files or in an announcement made by the software itself. Such payment may or may not buy additional support or functionality. See also careware, charityware, crippleware, guiltware, postcardware, and -ware; compare payware.