[Fedora-packaging] Issue with PHP Naming guidelines

Toshio Kuratomi a.badger at gmail.com
Sun Jul 19 17:25:33 UTC 2009

On 07/19/2009 10:18 AM, Gianluca Sforna wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 18, 2009 at 7:40 PM, Tim Jackson<lists at timj.co.uk> wrote:
>> Maybe, but it makes it sound like the library is called "Flickr" rather than
>> "phpFlickr". I wouldn't necessarily think that "php-Flickr" is the same
>> thing as "phpFlickr". So I'd personally prefer the clumsier but more
>> accurate php-phpFlickr.
> What about adding an exception for the "add the php- prefix" rule  to
> packages that includes "php in their name?
> Pyhton has something similar:
> If the upstream source has "py" (or "Py") in its name, you can use
> that name for the package. So, for example, pygtk is acceptable.
That's possible.  OTOH, I personally have argued for removing that  from
the python Guidelines (old package grandfathered in, new packages
needing to be python-pygtk, for example).


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