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legacy

[leg′əsē]
Etymology: L, legatum, bequest
something that is handed down from the past or intended to be bestowed on future generations.

legacy

Informatics
Referring to a computer system with an expired tenure which left behind a “legacy”—usually negative.
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Focus has two basic functions: to connect printers to the Internet while preserving firewall integrity and to adapt legacy printers so they understand the Internet Printing Protocol.
The IS Bureau is required to accept new data from the Maine State of Government Agencies via their WAN and print them on their Xerox legacy printers.
These new print servers will update and upgrade as many as 9 million popular, durable HP legacy printers to make them compatible with the Internet world," according to Patrick Dirk, Chairman and CEO of TROY Group, Inc.