[Fedora-packaging] PackageNamingGuidelines comments

Ville Skyttä ville.skytta at iki.fi
Thu Feb 24 19:50:10 UTC 2005

On Thu, 2005-02-24 at 14:26 -0500, Elliot Lee wrote:

> The workaround /does/ make things harder in general: packagers will have
> to learn it, and users will have to decipher it. Neither of those things
> are as trivial as they seem - the proposed scheme is obvious to us only
> because we already understand it.

I think the proposed scheme is easier to explain to those who seek
information how to name the packages than the unpredictability, bugs and
wrinkles inherent with Epochs and/or non-numeric stuff in version
comparisons.  The former is also already documented.

No, I don't like how it "looks" either.

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