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Re: [opensuse-doc] [STYLE] Terminology for Sources from which Packages Are Installed
  • From: Tanja <taroth@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2007 13:18:33 +0200
  • Message-id: <200704161318.34483.taroth@xxxxxxx>
On Monday 16 April 2007 13:09 Benji Weber wrote:
> > It is a concern, definitely.  Do you have other suggestions? What wording
> > would you prefer and why?
>
> It's not an installation source , it is somewhere the user can find
> and install packages from. 

in contrast to software repository or software catalogue: 
what would an installation source be for you, then?


> I would suggest: 
>
> Software Repository
>
> or
>
> Software Catalogue.
>
> Repository is in use by most other linux distributions so is probably
> the best choice, although catalogue has wider usage in the English
> language.
>
> Source doesn't really explain what it is, and is too confusable with
> source code.
>
> _
> Benjamin Weber
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