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Re: Fwd: appliance in release-notes



On Sun, 2008-11-02 at 03:15 +0200, Dimitris Glezos wrote:
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> From: Domingo Becker <domingobecker gmail com>
> Date: 2008/11/2
> Subject: appliance in release-notes
> To: Fedora Translation Project List <fedora-trans-list redhat com>
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> What is the meaning of appliance in the context of release-notes ?
> release-notes mentions an appliance creation tool, a tool to create
> appliance images from a kickstart file.
> In this context, it is an installer for me. But, what would be the
> right meaning of it?
> What is an appliance image used for?

At its most basic, it's a container that an ISV can use to run an
application. It's not mean to be a general purpose installation, but
rather focuses on that single application or suite of applications.

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Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams <ivazqueznet gmail com>

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