RE: What sounds better than "as-is", but means the same?

Subject: RE: What sounds better than "as-is", but means the same?
From: "Nuckols, Kenneth M" <Kenneth -dot- Nuckols -at- mybrighthouse -dot- com>
To: <mlist -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2006 15:56:49 -0400

Kevin asked...

> A local manager just requested that I update the Customer Release
> for
> one product to say that a certain add-in that we just grab and include
> convenience (like apache, but not) is provided "as-is". But she wants
> to
> say it in a nicer fashion. Well, I can get wordy and say that we
> it
> as a courtesy, but it is untested by us and was not put through formal
> integration for this release of our product.
> Personally, I think "as-is" sounds fine and says what we mean. Is
there a
> warmer and cozier synonym?

You could say [the add-in] is "offered without support." However, that
doesn't sound any "warmer" or "cozier" than as-is. Perhaps someone else
can come up with a better suggestion...

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