Re: Bug#41113: Proposal: Naming Conventions for modules
Joey Hess wrote:
> # dpkg --print-avail libperl-<tab>
I would also prefer such a scheme. What about colons in package names?
I know that they are currently not allowed but is there a technical
reason not to allow them? According to footnote 14 in the packaging
manual, colons used to be legal. Was this changed when epochs were
We could then name perl packages like perl-xml::cgi, perl-net::dns and
perl-uri, so a search for "xml::cgi" would find the correct package.