versionitis

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

version +‎ -itis

Noun[edit]

versionitis (uncountable)

  1. (computing, informal) A situation in which there are many different (and possibly incompatible) versions of the same software, file or document.[1][2][3][4]
    • 1992, InfoWorld (volume 14, number 33, page 92)
      This helps companies maintain an honest relationship with the software publisher and protects against versionitis.
    • 2004, Joel Henry, Software project management: a real-world guide to success
      Versionitis exists when the team is using multiple versions of the same software [] Integration of modules can be a nightmare when a project catches versionitis.
    • 2011, Bud E. Smith, Michael McCallister, WordPress in depth (page 455)
      The Handbook can suffer from versionitis; at this writing, the Handbook is one release behind the current version of the software, making it out of date in parts.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honeypot_(computing)#Detection
  2. ^ http://libreofficeaustralia.org/lt/community/blog/planet/20110406/versionitis
  3. ^ http://www.komando.com/downloads/category.aspx?id=9606&page=2
  4. ^ http://fppad.com/2008/02/11/suffering-from-versionitis