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Re: [SUMMARY] About terminology for stable/testing/unstable and related issues

On Sat, May 13, 2006 at 09:54:31AM +0200, Florian Weimer wrote:
> Policy 2.2 calls them "sections" or "categories" (depending on whether
> you go with the headline or the main text).  

Historically, policy's called "main/contrib/non-free" sections, and
"base/admin/mail/etc" subsections; which is confused by the fact that
"Section: admin" has an implied section and only explicitly lists the

The terms suite and component are a convenient way of disambiguating that,
since they didn't and don't have any alternate meanings.


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