[Fedora-packaging] PHP packaging policy notes

Paul Howarth paul at city-fan.org
Fri Jun 30 13:53:56 UTC 2006

Tom 'spot' Callaway wrote:
> 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.

Smarty is not an application in itself; it's a library of PHP code used 
in other applications. As such it adds functionality to PHP...


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