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  • n. Software with excess capability that serves no productive end. The term describes anything that eats huge amounts of time for quite marginal gains in function but seduces people into using it anyway.

Etymologies

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fritter +‎ -ware

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  • Jargon File: 'An excess of capability that serves no productive end.'

    January 5, 2009