= F =
An excess of capability that serves no
productive end. The canonical example is font-diddling software on
the Mac (see macdink); the term describes anything that eats
huge amounts of time for quite marginal gains in function but
seduces people into using it anyway. See also window shopping.
--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.