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zypper: Display vendor when newer package is offered by different vendor

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Description

From the output below it is not clear which other vendor offers the newer package version:
# zypper in curl
Loading repository data...
Reading installed packages...
'curl' is already installed.
There is an update candidate for 'curl', but it is from different vendor. Use 'zypper install curl-7.23.1-72.1.x86_64' to install this candidate.
Resolving package dependencies...
Nothing to do.
It is useful to know which other vendor(s) offers the newer package to dertermine if the package should be used.
2) Is it possible to devide the string over 2 lines, it is now 1 long line, like this:
There is an update candidate for 'curl', but it is from different vendor. Use 'zypper install curl-7.23.1-72.1.x86_64' to install this candidate.
With 2 lines it becomes:
There is an update candidate for 'curl', but it is from different vendor.
Use 'zypper install curl-7.23.1-72.1.x86_64' to install this candidate.

User benefit:

Give the user the necessary information to be able to judge if he / she wants this newer package version from the other vendor or not.

Usecase

zypper up shows:
zyp up
Loading repository data...
Reading installed packages...
The following package updates will NOT be installed:
..extreme-tuxracer...<many other packages>
Nothing to do.
Select extreme-tuxracer to investigate why they are not installed:
# zyp in extreme-tuxracer
Loading repository data...
Reading installed packages...
'extreme-tuxracer' is already installed.
There is an update candidate for 'extreme-tuxracer', but it is from different vendor. Use 'zypper install extreme-tuxracer-0.4-118.1.x86_64' to install this candidate.
Resolving package dependencies...
Nothing to do.

One details is missing the name of the vendor.

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