Product and Software component
In SLD, Why do we have to create product and software component?
all IB Repository objects are arranged in
1. Software components
You create the SWC in SLD, import them to IB Repository. SWC itself are arranged in products. So, a product can have 1-n SWC. It stands for a deliverable unit. You should design a SWC as something belonging to a system and indeed you can associate products/ SWC to a business system. This control the selecting of interfaces at configuration time.