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Definition of software rot

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Other terms relating to 'computer slang':

Definitions include: the place where all deleted, lost, or misdirected data goes to.
Definitions include: to cause a software or hardware bug to become evident.
Definitions include: acronym for "crack the fuck up".
Definitions include: By analogy from the same-named measurement in analog electronics.
Definitions include: acronym for "talk to the hand".
Definitions include: a "syndrome" involving a company's hesitance or refusal to use any idea or product it didn't invent or create.
Definitions include: software that is free to share with others and is - at least initially - free to use.
Definitions include: the general appearance of software or a website.
Definitions include: For information about the origin of the term, see the term's article on Wikipedia.
Definitions include: acronym for "too long; will read later".
Definitions include: computer software that occupies too many resources due to its preponderance of features.
Definitions include: acronym for "thank you".
Definitions include: acronym for "licking my lips".
Definitions include: acronym for "shut the fuck up".
Definitions include: "benchmark".

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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.
Definitions include: general insult / disparaging remark.

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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