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Re: [opensuse-doc] [STYLE] Terminology for Sources from which Packages Are Installed
  • From: Rebecca Walter <rwalter@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2007 12:23:01 +0200
  • Message-id: <200704161223.01175.rwalter@xxxxxxx>
On Monday 16 April 2007 12:18, jdd wrote:
> Rebecca Walter wrote:
> > In the past, we had consistently used installation source, but some
> > things happened that cost us that consistency.  So now we need to make an
> > informed decision so we can encourage consistency again.
>
> so the question is: do we keep "installation source" or use an other
> wording?
>

Exactly. 

> the problem comes from the "source" word, it can be confused with the
> programm source, often writen only "sources".
>
> This given, very few users need or even know about progamm sources, so
> this problem may be secondary

It is a concern, definitely.  Do you have other suggestions? What wording 
would you prefer and why?
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