RFC: Naming guidelines for packages extending GIMP

Nils Philippsen nphilipp at redhat.com
Thu Sep 6 08:39:11 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-09-05 at 14:00 +0200, KH KH wrote:
> 2007/9/5, Nils Philippsen <nphilipp at redhat.com>:
> > Hi,
> >
> > during the review of the resynthesizer plugin for GIMP
> > [ https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=250210 ], I asked the
> > package to be named "gimp-plugin-resynthesizer" rather than
> > "gimp-resynthesizer". Ewan brought up the point that there isn't really
> > a naming guideline for it, therefore I'd like to propose one:
> cinepaint should probably follow the same guideline if ever there is plugins...
> I've recently discovered that there is perl scripts to be used with gimp
> http://search.cpan.org/~sjburges/Gimp-2.0/Gimp.pm
> If ever someone want to package them, the guideline may need to cover
> the case...

This is very old and has in fact been distributed in old versions of
GIMP, but I don't think it's up to snuff with current versions. If
someone thinks about packaging it, please check whether it is ;-).

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