Re: new package name for gtk-engines-mgicchikn
Sebastian Henschel writes:
> my sponsor and i agree on "gtk2-engines-magicchicken", despite its
> length. what do the others think about it?
The suggestion in the developer's reference is just a suggestion. Go for
Considering the package-name-displaying limitations of dpkg -l (14
chars, by default) and dselect's main list (12, unless you make every
field expanded), this 20 figure does seem kind of silly. It's not like
anyone is going to see "gtk2-engines-magicch" and become confused;
they're going to have to actually select the package and read the whole
name. Does anyone know what the rationale was? Obviously, we don't want
to have things like...
(/me pulls out quotesfile)
But, a little common sense should probably keep that in check. :)
However, if there *is* a good reason, I'd be interested in knowing it.