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Definition Edit

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 Edit

"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 Edit

  1. Information Technology: Acquisition and Use of Software Products for Automatic Data Processing Systems in the Federal Government, at 6.

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