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

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at freenet.de
Thu Oct 22 17:40:17 UTC 2009

On 10/22/2009 07:15 PM, Jochen Schmitt wrote:
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> On Tue, 20 Oct 2009 18:57:47 +0200, you wrote:
>> Is Fedora supposed to be a "hardly useful" packages cult which adopts
>> any package?  Provided the quality of certain packages and how certain
>> reviews are being performed, at least I can't deny this thought.
> There was a request on
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PackageMaintainers/WishList
OK, it's someone's pony ...

> and because it's a tiny package you may not need a lot of time
> for maintainmence.
> For the naming discussion, because Debian use the same name as
> upstream and Debeian has more packages as Fedora, I see no
> problem to use the upstream package name for it.
> At least, of course I have wrote a mail to upstream fo suggest a
> rename of this package. But until now I haven't got any response.
Are you seriously expecting an answer?


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