software bloat = S = software laser

software hoarding n.

Pejorative term employed by members and adherents of the GNU project to describe the act of holding software proprietary, keeping it under trade secret or license terms which prohibit free redistribution and modification. Used primarily in Free Software Foundation propaganda. For a summary of related issues, see GNU and free software.

--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.

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