What is postcardware? - Definition from WhatIs.com
Part of the Internet applications glossary:

Postcardware is freeware (no-charge software that is freely shared) that requires only that the user send the software provider a postcard as a form of payment. The idea is to humanize the transaction, remind the user that someone else shared something freely, and remind the provider that someone is actually using the creation.

This was last updated in April 2005
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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