"Third party" software - a clear term?

Kyle Nitzsche kyle.nitzsche at canonical.com
Fri Aug 28 20:15:40 UTC 2009

Marko Oreskovic wrote:
> Kyle Nitzsche wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I was just reading the excellent Ubuntu doc's "Adding a Software 
>> Repository" section, and I noticed that the term "third party" is used 
>> to describe software repositories *other than* Ubuntu.
> I think that first party is ubuntu/Company that test and controls
> software deployment etc.
> Second party is the user of the system.
> Everything else is third party, stating that particular company
> have control of and gives support to,
> only that parts of the system coming from its quality control etc.
Hi Marko:

Yes, but the fact that you can figure out what it means doesn't mean the 
grandfather in Mongolia (name your country) can. He should be the focus, 
where reasonable and feasible. Cheers

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