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Vaporware




<jargon> /vay'pr-weir/ Products announced far in advance of any release (which may or may not actually take place).

The term came from Atari users and was later applied by Infoworld to Microsoft's continuous lying about Microsoft Windows.

See also brochureware.

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VAN
vanilla
vanity domain
vannevar
Vannevar Bush
brochureware
shelfware
-ware
VAR
variable
Variational Graphics eXtended
VAX
VAX DOCUMENT


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