from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A software product whose author requests as payment a postcard from the user's hometown.
And in order to make sure that those who can't afford the bidding aren't shut out, he's also giving away the chance to be a character in his next book as a piece of postcardware:
That guy could make a lot of money with that program, but it's only postcardware.
A simple to use wizard will guide you through the freeware/postcardware program.
In addition to these, there are many other, lesser-known software classifications or variations, such as lightware, free software (vs. freeware), webware, and even postcardware!
If this strikes you as odd then consider that the software is postcardware.
Upon startup there is a small nag screen urging you to register the tool with the creator, as there is no fee it’s the web equivalent of postcardware.