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Re: [opensuse-doc] [STYLE] Terminology for Sources from which Packages Are Installed
  • From: Karl Eichwalder <ke@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2007 10:45:26 +0200
  • Message-id: <shmz0y17q1.fsf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Rebecca Walter <rwalter@xxxxxxx> writes:

> Are there any differences in these needs compared to the needs of using 
> installation source? (Putting aside your personal opinion on inst source)

I think "installation source" and "repository" are equally difficult to
understand.  Only those with a Latin background are probably familiar
with the word "repository" ("repositorium", ponere, posui, positum).

It is just a matter of getting used to one or the other.

-- 
Karl Eichwalder
R&D / Documentation

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