= D =
The multiple kilograms of macerated,
pounded, steamed, bleached, and pressed trees that accompany most
modern software or hardware products (see also tree-killer).
Hackers seldom read paper documentation and (too) often resist
writing it; they prefer theirs to be terse and on-line. A common
comment on this predilection is "You can't grep dead trees".
See drool-proof paper, verbiage, treeware.
--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.