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Re: [opensuse-doc] [STYLE] Terminology for Sources from which Packages Are Installed
  • From: Thomas Schraitle <thomas.schraitle@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2007 13:57:09 +0200
  • Message-id: <200704161357.09318.thomas.schraitle@xxxxxxx>
Hi jdd,

On Montag, 16. April 2007, jdd wrote:
>
> so the question is: do we keep "installation source" or use an
> other wording?

Are any alternatives not a bit too artificial? From my 
perspective, "installation source" is perfect. :)


> the problem comes from the "source" word, it can be confused with
> the programm source, often writen only "sources".

Generally you write "installation source" alltogether, not separated. 
If you always use these two words consistently, it should be clear.


> This given, very few users need or even know about progamm sources,
> so this problem may be secondary

Right. :)


Bye,
Tom

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Thomas Schraitle

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