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2 definitions found
 for Real Soon Now
From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  Real Soon Now
   adv.
  
      [orig. from SF's fanzine community, popularized by Jerry Pournelle's column
      in BYTE]
  
      1. Supposed to be available (or fixed, or cheap, or whatever) real soon now
      according to somebody, but the speaker is quite skeptical.
  
      2. When one's gods, fates, or other time commitments permit one to get to
      it (in other words, don't hold your breath). Often abbreviated RSN. Compare
      copious free time.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (26 July 2010) :

  Real Soon Now
  RSN
  
     (RSN) [Originally from SF's fanzine community, popularised by
     Jerry Pournelle's column in "BYTE"] 1. Supposed to be
     available (or fixed, or cheap, or whatever) real soon now
     according to somebody, but the speaker is quite skeptical.
  
     2. When one's gods, fates, or other time commitments permit
     one to get to it (in other words, don't hold your breath).
  
     [{Jargon File]
  

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