crippleware

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crippleware

(ˈkrɪpəlˌwɛə)
n
(Computer Science) a computer program whose functionality has been deliberately limited, thus forcing the user to purchase additional software
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If a fully functional Gypsy circus is filled with rollicking joy and string instruments, this crippled version is focused inward and gets by without the aid of a guitar.
What they don't want is a crippled version of an enterprise SAN positioned for storing data that isn't important enough to warrant the investment in Fibre Channel.
Tire kickers have downloaded 34,000 copies of DB2 for Linux since IBM put it up on its alphaWorks web site late last year; no word on whether IBM will give the Linux version away for free or charge for it, but odds are it will keep a crippled version on its web site for evaluation and charge the same for the Linux version as it does for other Unix implementations.