Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Software that can be used under a relaxed licence, with the user encouraged to pay for the software by donating to its author enough money to buy a beer.

Etymologies

beer +‎ -ware (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • While the beerware license was better known in the BSD scene only, the opentracker project can claim to have introduced it to the pirate scene.

    Stories from an Opentracker

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