[Fedora-packaging] PHP packaging policy notes

Tom 'spot' Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Fri Jun 30 13:37:24 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-06-30 at 10:52 +0100, Joe Orton wrote:

> On "Other Packages": an application written in PHP or such like should 
> not have a php- prefix at all.  A Smarty package should be called 
> "smarty" (following the "upper-case is evil" rule of packaging).

Indeed, this is correct. The php-* (and php-pecl/pear) namespace are
reserved for items that add new functionality/modules to PHP, not for
applications written in PHP.

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