Definition of word "ring"

Bohuslav Kabrda slavek at
Mon Apr 20 10:51:20 UTC 2015

----- Original Message -----
> Hi folks,
> who are part of Env&Stack group.
> Today in the morning I discussed with Honza Horak a bit about rings
> and I think that the word ring should be defined.
> Can anyone describe what word "ring" means?
> If we have another words which should be described I would be glad to
> mention it.

To me, "ring" is a set of artifacts. Artifacts can be (repositories of) RPMs, Python packages, Ruby Gems, and similar packages. Artifacts can also be Docker images, Vagrant boxes and similar.

Hope this helps,

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> Petr Hracek
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