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

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at freenet.de
Mon Oct 19 17:15:14 UTC 2009

On 10/19/2009 06:34 PM, 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?

Well, Debian has this package under it's original name.

However, IMO, the better question would be: Why should Fedora ship it?


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