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Definition of software rot

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Other terms relating to 'computer slang':

Definitions include: a seminar conducted over the web.
Definitions include: in a computer system, to be stuck performing some activity repeatedly but not making progress.
Definitions include: a computer whose security has been compromised, and is then used to perform computer misdeeds, such as sending spam or performing denial-of-service attacks.
Definitions include: an HP-UX computer.
Definitions include: acronym for "from the article."
Definitions include: to skip a pre-arranged meeting, especially a date.
Definitions include: the Everquest videogame.
Definitions include: acronym for "falling off chair, rolling on floor, laughing out loud".
Definitions include: a metaphorical hammer that is wielded by operators or moderators when banning one or more users from an online community.
Definitions include: a member of the computer subculture which trades in illegal copies of copyrighted software.
Definitions include: "what's".
Definitions include: acronym for "crack the fuck up".
Definitions include: "computer."
Definitions include: acronym for "rolling on the floor laughing".
Definitions include: idiot.

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Other terms relating to 'rot':

Definitions include: a hypothetical disease that causes programs to run more poorly over time and causes documents to become corrupted.
Definitions include: a fungal infection of the groin region (Tinea cruris).
Definitions include: the breakage of links on the web as their targets disappear.
Definitions include: venereal disease.

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: software that was purchased or written, but never used.
Definitions include: low-quality software.

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