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== Definition ==
 
== Definition ==
   
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A '''software package''' is
A '''software package''' is not an industry-defined term. It could mean only the [[software]], or it could also include one or more of the following: [[documentation]], [[installation]], [[training]], [[maintenance]] or other [[software support|support services]].
 
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{{Quote|an accumulation of fixed sets of [[instruction]]s expressed in a specific manner and assembled into one unit along with the related written material which instructs [[computer machinery]] to react in a specific manner when [[processing data]].<ref>[[Information Technology: Acquisition and Use of Software Products for Automatic Data Processing Systems in the Federal Government]], at 6.</ref>}}
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== Overview ==
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"Software package" is not a standard, industry-defined term. It could mean only the [[software]], or it could also include one or more of the following [[documentation]], [[installation]], [[training]], [[maintenance]] or other [[software support|support services]].
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== References ==
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Revision as of 05:19, 22 January 2014

Definition

A software package is

an accumulation of fixed sets of instructions expressed in a specific manner and assembled into one unit along with the related written material which instructs computer machinery to react in a specific manner when processing data.[1]

Overview

"Software package" is not a standard, industry-defined term. It could mean only the software, or it could also include one or more of the following documentation, installation, training, maintenance or other support services.

References