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RE: List packages Status column terminology

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: List packages Status column terminology
Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2014 07:57:59 -0800 (PST)

> > Why use the word 'available' instead of 'install'?
> Because the top of the columns say that it's about the "Status", and
> saying that the "Status" of that package is "install" would make
> no sense.
> "available" is not a great choice, tho.  The suggested "not installed"
> might be a bit better, but it's longer and I'd rather try and shorten
> this column. Any other idea?

Are these field values _links_ that install and uninstall?
If so, "install" and "uninstall" (and "action" instead of "status").
If not, why not?

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