Why do they call them "Third Party"

Started Jun 2, 2012 | Discussions thread
Aleo Veuliah
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Re: Why do they call them "Third Party"
In reply to Detail Man, Jun 3, 2012

Detail Man wrote:

Prairie Pal wrote:

Why are accessories made from a different manufacturer called "third party"? If the original manufacturer is considered to be the first party, who is considered the "second party" manufacturer?

Party #1 is the Manufacturer, Party # 2 is the principal Vendor. Part #3 is a secondary Vendor:

http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_a_third_party_vendor

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Nice, but I don't know if that is right, don't make sense to me, because the third is a manufacturer

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