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Definition of shelfware

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Other terms relating to 'computer slang':

Definitions include: acronym of "go fuck yourself."
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Definitions include: acronym of "pain in the ass."
Definitions include: a word that has come to be an acronym (or is viewed by some as an acronym) when it was not originally an acronym.
Definitions include: acronym for "can't be arsed".
Definitions include: acronym for "I am a lawyer".
Definitions include: acronym for "if I understand correctly".
Definitions include: "I see".
Definitions include: acronym for "don't even trip", i.e. "Don't worry about it."
Definitions include: acronym for "you're welcome".
Definitions include: acronym for "shaking my damn head".
Definitions include: code whose overall structure is difficult to understand.
Definitions include: acronym for "original poster" - i.e. the person to submit (post) something to a website that permits discussion about submitted things.
Definitions include: acronym for "what the fuck?".
Definitions include: to "invent" a solution to a problem that has already been solved, or to implement yet another solution to a solved problem.

Other terms relating to 'junk, garbage, trash, useless items':

Definitions include: to ruin writable optical media via a write ("burn") attempt which fails.
Definitions include: low-quality software.
Definitions include: to throw away, i.e. put into a trash bin.
Definitions include: tattoo.
Definitions include: unwanted optical media (e.g. CDs) received as junk mail.
Definitions include: junk or salvage yards

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Other terms relating to 'shelf':

Definitions include: of a product, as-is rather than custom-built.
Definitions include: buttocks so large that a cocktail can be placed on them.
Definitions include: extremely attractive or supreme person or thing.

Other terms relating to 'software':

Definitions include: software still under copyright, but which is no longer distributed, sold, or supported.
Definitions include: legitimate software that is free to use, but displays advertising.
Definitions include: a type of shareware that interrupts use of the software to display a message asking the user to "register" the software (i.e. pay for it.)
Definitions include: computer software that occupies too many resources due to its preponderance of features.
Definitions include: a form of shareware where, in lieu of the "registration" fee, the author asks that users donate to a charity.
Definitions include: a form of shareware where, in lieu of the "registration" fee, the author asks that users donate to a charity.
Definitions include: software that has had features disabled to entice people to upgrade to a for-pay or more expensive version.
Definitions include: "Freeware" was originally the trademark of "PC-Talk" author Andrew Fluegelman.
Definitions include: shareware that uses guilt to encourage users to pay the "registration" cost.
Definitions include: software that does bad things.
Definitions include: shareware software that nags the user if it hasn't yet been purchased.
Definitions include: a type of shareware that only requires users to send a postcard to the author in order to purchase it.
Definitions include: software that is free to share with others and is - at least initially - free to use.
Definitions include: low-quality software.
Definitions include: software delivered in physical form.

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