When e-mailing, soft bounce is used to describe an e-mail that has bounced back to the sender undelivered after it has already been accepted by the recipient’s mail server.
Compare with hard bounce.
- soft error
An error occurence in a computer’s memory system that changes an instruction in a program or a data value. Soft errors typically can be remedied by cold booting the computer. A soft error will not damage a system’s hardware; the only damage is to the data that is being processed. There are two types of […]
- soft font
A font that is copied from a computer’s disk to a printer’s memory. Soft fonts can be erased, unlike resident fonts (fonts that are built into the printer) or font cartridges. Soft fonts are generated by a font program in the computer. You can control the program to specify the font size and other characteristics. […]
- soft phone
(sâft fMn) (n.) Also spelled as softphone, an application that enables a desktop, laptop or workstation computer to function as a telephone via Voice over IP technology that uses the cables of a computer network as the medium for transmitting telephone service. Equipped with a headset or a hand-held device, and using the numbers on […]
- soft return
The term return refers to moving to the beginning of the next line in a text document. Word processors utilize two types of returns: hard and soft. In both cases, the return consists of special codes inserted into the document to cause the display screen, printer, or other output device to advance to the next […]
A type of software piracy that occurs when users share their software with other users who are not authorized to have access by the End-User License Agreement (EULA). The most common type of softlifting occurs when a person does legitimately purchase software but installs it onto multiple computers which is a violation of the licensing […]