Definitions

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  • noun computing A computer capable of running software designed for another
  • noun computing A piece of software that has the same function as another

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Examples

  • TitanTV looks like a workalike to the old Yahoo interface (even a little nicer).

    Scripting News for 12/3/2006 « Scripting News Annex

  • That works really well unless some creative person reverse engineers your server-side protocol and then implements a workalike server

    Techdirt

  • DLink introduces DWL-900AP, a Linksys WAP11 workalike: DLink's new model, introduced at $130 list price, appears to be identical in firmware and reference design to Linksys's WAP11.

    Wi-Fi Networking News

  • That works really well unless some creative person reverse engineers your server-side protocol and then implements a workalike server.

    Techdirt

  • The workalike can offer the server access service to anybody (legitimate copy or not), and at a much lower price than Stardock, since they don't have to try to recoup the cost of development of the original game.

    Techdirt

  • DLink introduces DWL-900AP, a Linksys WAP11 workalike: DLink's new model, introduced at $130 list price, appears to be identical in firmware and reference design to Linksys's WAP11.

    Wi-Fi Networking News

  • Due to the complete rewrite of Zepto, the project that Jewel Web is to be a workalike of,

    RubyForge Gems

  • The workalike can offer the server access service to anybody (legitimate copy or not), and at a much lower price than Stardock, since they don't have to try to recoup the cost of development of the original game.

    Techdirt

  • It did exactly what I wanted: acted as a workalike for Salling Clicker.

    Dan Dickinson: The Primary Vivid Weblog

  • That works really well unless some creative person reverse engineers your server-side protocol and then implements a workalike server.

    Techdirt

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