[Mageia-dev] About dm

andre999 andre999mga at laposte.net
Sun Feb 19 17:27:53 CET 2012

Guillaume Rousse a écrit :
> Le 18/02/2012 01:28, andre999 a écrit :
>> Exactly. Let's document all virtual provides.
> Once again 'virtual provide' makes no sense, just because there is no 
> non-virtual provides (and in plain english, no provides at all, 
> because that's a verb, not a noun). They are virtual *packages*, by 
> opposition to actual packages, for which you can find a file with same 
> name.
True ;)
Just using a common phrase.
(BTW, a verb can be used as a noun in English, although that is more an 
exceptional usage.)
Since "provides" is the keyword used, it makes sense to me to use that 
in the reference.
Better to say something like "defined provides" or "explicit provides" ?


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