[Fedora-packaging] Drafts for next Tuesday

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at freenet.de
Thu Mar 20 08:26:41 UTC 2008


On Thu, 2008-03-20 at 08:38 +0100, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> Le jeudi 20 mars 2008 à 04:52 +0100, Ralf Corsepius a écrit :
> > On Wed, 2008-03-19 at 18:33 -0400, Tom "spot" Callaway wrote:
> 
> > > ASCII Naming Guidelines (spot) :
> > > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PackagingDrafts/ASCIINaming
> > 
> > IMO, this proposal is not strict enough.
> > 
> > 1. I think, we need to restrict package names to
> > a-z, A-Z, 0-9, -, _
Adding '.' (to cater openoffice) would match what had been practice ever
since.

> If FPC goes that way I'll ask for a-z O-9 - only. Casing breaks on
> Windows mirrors and FAT USB sticks and this kind of incompatibity has
> been one of the main arguments for writing this guideline. And there's
> no need for _ when you have - and are asking people to rewrite names
> anyway.
Sorry, I can't take this remark serious.







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