[Fedora-packaging] Is "ascii" a valid package name?

Jon Ciesla limb at jcomserv.net
Mon Oct 19 16:49:19 UTC 2009

Martin Gieseking wrote:
> Hi,
> according to https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=522988#c14 
> packages shouldn't get names that are general terms like "parser" or 
> "smtp". If this is actually the case, "ascii" is probably an 
> inappropriate name too.
> Should the package requested in
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=523799
> therefore be prefixed or renamed even if "ascii" is the upstream name? 
> Or is it OK as is, after all?
> Regards,
> Martin
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I vote rename.  I've not looked at the review, and I've no idea what the 
package does.  And googling it might be tricky.

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