Re: please advice package names for padre plugins
On Wed, 03 Jun 2009, Damyan Ivanov wrote:
> We were wondering how to name the packages. There are two
> * libpadre-plugin-foo-perl
> + all the plugins are available via CPAN and are perl modules.
> + this is what Perl policy mandates
> * padre-plugin-foo
> + these modules are intented to be used as Padre complements, adding
> new features to it
See $ aptitude search '~n-perl$~n-plugin-~n^lib'|wc -l
> + they have limitted (it not void) use outside of Padre
Likewise for most (all?) of the plugins above.
> + a bit easier finding (apt-get install padre-plugin<tab><tab>)
Or more difficult if you expect it to follow the perl policy. [It also
means that you have to special case padre plugin dependencies when
you're looking for them.]
> What would you use?
libpadre-plugin-foo-perl; there's no reason not to follow the perl
policy, especially when the namespace is being used in CPAN.
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