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Re: [Pulp-list] Need a term



I read as far as 'yum repository' and said "URGH" immediately.
Definitely call it an RPM repository.  I think most people will
understand right from the start that it'll include metadata and other
stuff like errata/distributions while being at its core an RPM repo.

On Wed, Sep 19, 2012 at 9:05 AM, Jay Dobies <jason dobies redhat com> wrote:
> I've been dancing around this issue for months now and it's starting to give
> me a headache.
>
> We need a way to refer to repositories that contain RPM-related content. It
> comes up as a conversational thing "Is that a Puppet repository or a ___
> repository?". It refers to the batch of plugins/extensions that let us
> manage RPMs/errata/distributions. It'll be used in the CLI to differentiate
> between the commands for puppet repositories v. these other guys.
>
> The two natural candidates are "yum" and "rpm".
>
> The former is potentially confusing because there is such a thing as a "yum
> repository". It's not inherently obvious if I'm talking about a Pulp yum
> repository unless I qualify it (or refer to the actual yum repo as the
> external source or something). Puppet doesn't really suffer from this since
> they don't have a strong notion of a repository.
>
> The latter feels awkward since it's not just RPMs, it's other (related)
> stuff like errata and distributions. The term "RPM repository" is less
> ambiguous in the sense that it's easier to know we're talking about the Pulp
> version, but also feels misnamed.
>
> What I'm hoping is that there's some all encompassing term for that stuff
> that I'm missing.
>
> Any ideas? The biggest thing I need to answer now is in the CLI, so keep
> that focus as the priority:
>
> pulp-admin puppet repo ...
> pulp-admin ______ repo ...
>
> Thanks  :)
>
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