1. A software source tree packaged for
distribution; but see kit.
2. A vague term encompassing mailing lists and
Usenet newsgroups (but not BBS fora); any
topic-oriented message channel with multiple recipients.
3. An information-space domain (usually loosely
correlated with geography) to which propagation of a Usenet
message is restricted; a much-underused feature.
distributed systems ♦ distribution ♦ distributive lattice ♦ disusered
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