Getting rid of terminology

Gustavo Niemeyer gustavo.niemeyer at
Thu Mar 10 21:52:53 UTC 2016

Trust me, you want *that* specific "Part" dead as well! :-)

This is not the snapcraft concept you're thinking of.
On Mar 10, 2016 6:49 PM, "Mark Shuttleworth" <mark at> wrote:

> On 10/03/16 06:33, Gustavo Niemeyer wrote:
> > -- Part
> >
> > This term as previously discussed was one of the types that were used to
> > refer to snaps. Let's use Snap or SnapInfo where appropriate.
> No, there's is a big difference between a snap and a part.
> A snap is made of parts, but a part is not a whole snap.
> We want parts to be an independent concept (much like the new "layers"
> in charms) because they are points of collaboration between parties with
> a common interest, that still let those parties reuse those shared bits
> inside unique snaps.
> Mark
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