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<jargon> /nag'weir/ A term, originally from Usenet, for the
variety of shareware that displays a message on start-up and/or
termination reminding you to register, pay or donate (see
Sometimes user interaction is required to dismiss the nag in order
to use the program, making it useless in batch mode.
Nagware may also be crippleware, with a message nagging you pay
to upgrade to the full or "pro" version.
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