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Re: [yast-devel] "Installation source" vs "Repository"
  • From: Rebecca Walter <rwalter@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2007 09:33:45 +0200
  • Message-id: <200706220933.46035.rwalter@xxxxxxx>

> I have to agree with Pascal here.  Not only have other distros been
> using the term "repository" for years, but it is part of published
> standards.
>
> http://www.dmtf.org/standards/published_documents/DSP1023.pdf
>
> "Note: Representing Available Software is different from
>  representing a software repository, which
>  would be modeled in a different way and specializes in
>  showing the software that is available to
>  all the systems that can access the repository. See
>  the Software Repository Profile (DSP1032)."
>
> Unfortunately DSP1032 seems to not be published yet.

You're the first person to give me anything concrete that supports repository.  
Thank you.  Unfortunately, it has no definition or further explanation of 
what it considers a repository.  It still can't really help in this 
situation.
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