duct taped |ˈdək(t) ˌteɪp|
referring to product in an unstable state, typically in the early stages of its life. i.e. it is held together by duct tape
At theymadethat, we came up with the term because our platform still hasn’t reached the ubiquitous ‘Beta’ term popularized by Google, while at the same time we didn’t just feel like using either pre-Alpha or Alpha as our status.